Programmes

Explore our wide selection of Master’s degree programmes and find the right path for you.




Border Crossings: Global and Local Societies in Transition

The Border Crossings: Global and Local Societies in Transition is an international, two-year Master's degree programme in social sciences. Border Crossings offers high quality multi-disciplinary studies completely in English in one of two majors – Crossing Borders in a Global Context (MSocSc in Human Geography) and Borders, Society and Cultural Diversity (...

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Programme start

September 2017

University
University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Comparative Social Policy and Welfare

The programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary societies in Europe. It is based on the strong research tradition on social policy and welfare in social sciences in the University of Tampere, in the Johannes Kepler University and in the Mykolas Romeris University. The curriculum combines contact teaching and literature examinations with ...

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Programme start

August 2018

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Cultural Studies

The MDP in Cultural Studies is a multidisciplinary degree which offers you the possibility to learn from specialists from fields of cultural studies, media studies, music studies and theatre studies. The degree offers a comprehensive overview of current and emergent cultural realities and theories as well as practical tools for analyzing present-day cultural...

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Programme start

August 2018

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

East Asian Studies

The Master’s Degree Programme in East Asian Studies gives a unique opportunity to gain in-depth learning on the dynamic societies of contemporary East Asia. Students gain expertise on East Asian contemporary history, politics and societies, and they learn social science research methods to become specialists on East Asia and on the topic of their own maste...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Turku Scholarships available

Environmental Policy and Law

The Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law is a multidisciplinary two-year programme that combines group teaching and independent research with the objective of providing participants with professional skills in environmental law and policy. Students can choose between two alternative majors: Natural Resources Governance or Environmental a...

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Area of study

Law,

Programme start

September 2017

University
University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Futures Studies

The Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary and practical education in the field of futures studies. It is designed to educate foresight experts who help organisations to harness future opportunities and avoid unnecessary risks. The programme includes plenty of rehearsal, case-studies and real-life experiences...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration,

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Turku Scholarships available

Gender Studies

The Master’s Degree in Gender Studies is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, combining social sciences and the arts and humanities. The programme will give the students competences on gender policies and politics, and the ability to work independently on central issues related to gender, feminism, gender equality, production o...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Turku Scholarships available

Gender Studies

The multidisciplinary Master’s Degree in Gender Studies provides advanced training in the field of gender studies for both Finnish and foreign students with a variety of academic backgrounds and career plans. They learn collaborative work skills and cultivate their analytical thinking and problem solving skills needed especially in careers in social work. ...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Global and Transnational Sociology

Master’s Degree Programme in Global and Transnational Sociology (GTS) is a high-quality, internationally linked programme especially suited for students aiming at careers in social research, policy analysis and consultation, cultural analysis, media, international organizations, and international development. The GTS programme will provide the students wit...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

International Human Rights Law

This programme prepares students for challenging careers in promoting human rights with international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and to carry out advanced legal research in human rights. The ÅAU Human Rights Institute has an excellent Resource center with a collectio that attracts high number of visiting scholars from all over...

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Area of study

Law,

Programme start

August 2017

University
Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Internet and Game Studies

The programme approaches the wide range of its subject matter from the interconnected perspectives of games, game players, game developers and game cultures. It will give you the academic skills needed to analyze, observe and understand the developments in this field of study while also encouraging a more pragmatic involvement and hands-on attitude with game...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology,

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Leadership for Change

Leadership for Change programme is a unique combination of Administrative Sciences, Business Studies and Politics. The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to explain and understand complex phenomena, become a visionary leader, and to change the world. The three specializations of the programme give students an exce...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration,

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Media Education

The programme emphasises the respective and combined pedagogies of media and information literacies, as well as relevant pedagogies that will be useful for users in new kinds of learning environments. Graduates can work for example in schools, media organisations, and public administration. In the school environment, graduates can be involved in the developm...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

The programme provides interdisciplinary approaches, in particular psychological and anthropological approaches, to the understanding of human aggression, peace, mediation, and conflict resolution. It aims to explore mechanisms behind conflicts and wars in interpersonal as well as group and international contexts. The aim of the programme is to prepare stude...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

The programme focuses not only on the study of conflict but primarily on its transformation and on the conditions for peaceful change. Students learn about the preconditions for conflict resolution and sustainable peace in local, international and global contexts. The programme is hosted by the Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) and the curriculum of t...

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Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Public Choice

The programme provides students with a solid background in quantitative methods used in political science, economics and other social sciences. These are necessary for understanding the key elements of social structures including institutions, policy design and implementation, and the problems related to processes of voting, deliberation and decision-making....

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2017

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

Research and Innovation in Higher Education

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2018

University
University of Tampere Scholarships available

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