Study languages and the language of the degree in Theatre Academy

The Theatre Academy offers most of its courses in Finnish. Student has the right to use written or spoken Finnish and Swedish in teaching and study attainments, unless it is otherwise stated in the curriculum or the character of the teaching makes it impossible. However, as most of the group instruction is in Finnish, proficiency in Finnish is necessary, except in the Swedish-language degree programme in Acting or the English-language Master’s Programmes.

Finnish as the language of teaching and degree

  • Degree Programme in Acting (in Finnish)
  • Degree Programme in Dance
  • Degree Programme in Design fot the Performing Arts
  • Degree Programme in Directing
  • Degree Programme in Dramaturgy and Playwriting
  • Degree Programme in Lighting Design
  • Degree Programme in Sound Design
  • Master’s Programme in Choreography *
  • Master’s Programme in Dance Pedagogy *
  • Master’s Programme in Dance Performance *
  • Master’s Programme in Theatre Pedagogy *
  • Master’s Programme in Writing
  • Master’s Studies in Acting (in Finnish)             
  • Master’s Studies in Design for the Performing Arts
  • Master’s Studies in Directing *
  • Master’s Studies in Dramaturgy and Playwriting  
  • Master’s Studies in Lighting Design                 
  • Master’s Studies in Sound Design

* The programme admits students who study in either Finnish or English. If a programme admits new students to study in English, some of the teaching will be offered in English to the entire class.

Swedish as the language of teaching and degree

  • Degree Programme in Acting (in Swedish)
  • Master’s Studies in Acting (in Swedish)

English as the language of teaching and degree

  • Master’s Degree Programme in Choreography
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Comparative Dramaturgy and Performance Research
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Dance Pedagogy
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Dance Performance
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Live Art and Performance Studies
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Theatre Pedagogy
  • Master’s Studies in Directing