Master’s degree programmes

We have over 60 Master's degree programmes, ranging from economics to natural sciences.

Biomedical Imaging (joint programme with University of Turku)

The Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging provides a solid theoretical understanding and practical skills in diverse imaging methods and technologies. The programme is intended for students with strong background in either cellular biology, anatomy and physiology or biophysics. Students will ......

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Biomedical Imaging

The Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Imaging trains professionals with thorough theoretical understanding and practical skills of diverse imaging methods and technologies. It provides the students with strong background knowledge in either cellular biology, anatomy and physiology or biophysics, depending on the area of specialization. Students will ...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Biomedical Technology

This programme combines natural sciences and technology with a specific focus on subject areas that have potential to advance human health. The teaching curriculum is tightly connected with the research expertise at BioMediTech so you will get your hands on research early from the beginning! Graduates have found positions in research and development either i...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences, Natural sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Biomedicine

The Biomedicine programme (formerly named as Health Biosciences) is a unique combination of science education and medical competence offered by the School of Medicine. The education provides a firm foundation and students learn not only about the current developments but also are made aware of future challenges facing molecular biomedicine, especially genome...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Border Crossings: Global and Local Societies in Transition

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 (MSocSc in Sociology / Social and Public Policy). The programme aims to offer students from a variety of academic backgrounds ...

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Area of study

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Chemical Engineering

The Master´s Degree Programme in Chemical Engineering covers key scientific and technological areas essential for well-being of human, a clean environment and the sustainable use of natural resources. The programme provides students a broad and solid knowledge base to specialize and pursue a career related to sustainable, environmentally friendly processes ...

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Area of study

Engineering

Programme start

August 2018

University

Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Clinical Linguistics

The European Master’s Degree Programme in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL) is a two-year full-time interdisciplinary and integrated university programme at European level providing training for international students in the fields of neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics and psycholinguistics.The aim of the EMCL programme is to train highly qualified, adva...

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Area of study

Language studies

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Colour in Science and Industry

The Colour in Science and Industry programme is a two-year (120 ECTS) Erasmus+ Joint Master Degree, aiming to train the next generation of highly-skilled industrial experts in applied colour science, in various cutting-edge COSI is brought to you by a world leading university-business cooperation of four European universities (University Jean Monnet, Univers...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology

Programme start

September 2018

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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Area of study

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Computational Big Data Analytics

Data analysis is crucial for breakthroughs in science, business and society. The Computational Big Data Analytics programme educates top-level experts in computational and statistical data analysis.

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Area of study

Information and communication technology, Natural sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Cultural Studies

The Master's degree programme in Cultural Studies offers a comprehensive overview of current and emergent cultural realities and theories, as well as practical tools for analysing present-day cultural phenomena.

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Digital Health and Life Sciences

Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Health and Life Sciences offers extensive training in modern biosciences and/or digital health engineering. The programme offers four different tracks: Health Technology, Medical Analytics and Health Internet of Things, Bioinformatics and Molecular Systems Biology. The students graduating from this cross-disciplinary pr...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Drug Discovery and Development

The Master’s Degree Programme in Drug Discovery and Development trains experts for the entire drug development chain. The programme gives students a deep understanding of up-to-date methods applied to identify and validate new drug targets and to generate lead drug molecules. It also provides knowledge of technological innovations as well as methods of cli...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Early Language Education for Intercultural Communication

The two-year international Master's Degree Programme in Early Language Education for Intercultural Communication prepares students to teach foreign languages to children and emphasises early age intercultural communication competence. The general strength of the programme is generated by its didactics and methodology relying upon a balanced combination of th...

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Area of study

Education

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland 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 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Education and Learning

Masters Degree Programme in Education and Learning trains for various national and international tasks in the field of Education. The programme is based on the strengths in research at the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The degree studies will both enhance the students’ understanding of s...

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Area of study

Education

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Embedded Computing

The Master’s Degree Programme in Embedded Computing gives a profound knowledge in the field of embedded computing. The programme builds an understanding of theoretical issues as well as practical competences for challenging design tasks in the field of embedded systems. To master the development process, students will obtain a firm foundation of design met...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

English Language and Culture

The Master’s Degree Programme in English Language and Culture, taught entirely in English and directed to international applicants, seeks to provide an opportunity to study English from a variety of literary and linguistic perspectives. The objectives of the programme include in-depth understanding of the multifacetedness of contemporary English studies, i...

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Area of study

Language studies

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland 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 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

European Forestry

The MSc European Forestry programme is a top class Master’s degree programme in the field of forest sciences. The quality of our programme is acknowledged by the European Commission, which has awarded the programme an Erasmus Mundus status for years 2004-2014 and for years 2016-2019. The MSc European Forestry programme provides you academic education in fo...

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Area of study

Forest sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Food Development

The Master's Degree Programme in Food Development provides the students with competence for meeting the challenges in the research and development in food industry and academia. The programme is designed to provide the understanding on the connection between different aspects and functions of food. Special attention is paid to the influence of various factor...

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Area of study

Natural sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Forestry

The Master's Degree Programme (CBU) in Forestry is organised by the Finnish-Russian Cross-Border University (CBU) consortium of four highly recognised universities in Finland and in Russia. It is based on bilateral and international collaboration in the fields of forest and environmental sciences with aims to promote the ecologically and socially sustainable...

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Area of study

Forest sciences

Programme start

September 2018

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 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

General Toxicology

Toxicology is an applied science based on many scientific disciplines e.g. molecular biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology and epidemiology. This programme in general toxicology provides basic scientific knowledge and professional skills to carry out human chemical risk assessment. There is a great demand for toxicologists because so many chemicals and pro...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland 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 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Global Innovation Management

The Master’s Degree Programme in Global Innovation Management is designed to bring a scientific mindset to managerial challenges at the cross-roads of International Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. Students acquire advanced knowledge in innovation management related theories and practices and will be able to develop and apply framework...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Governance of Digitalization

The Master´s Degree in Governance of Digitalization prepares students for challenging careers in the field of digital transformation. The curriculum focuses on data analytics, digital services design, business models, digital information and knowledge management and IT governance. In this programme students learn how digitalization enables new ways to creat...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration

Programme start

August 2018

University

Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Human Neuroscience

Students of the Master’s degree programme of Human Neuroscience will gain a deep understanding of human brain function. They will learn noninvasive imaging methods to investigate brain activation and structure, as well as behavioural methods to measure human cognition and performance. The programme gives a strong foundation to work as a human...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

Autumn 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Human-Technology Interaction

As technology plays an increasing role in our daily lives, it is important to have professionals who have a deep understanding of how to develop the most user-friendly and engaging methods to interact with a wide variety of technological devices. The range of course units starts from the basics of human information processing in the context of information te...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Information Security and Cryptography

The Master's Degree Programme in Information Security and Cryptography offers both knowledge and hands-on experience in secure network and communication systems, secure computing systems and mathematical foundations of data security. The programme offers two different tracks of information security: Cryptography and Data Security and Networked Systems Securi...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku Scholarships available

Information Technology

The International Master’s Degree Programme in Information Technology, IMPIT, offers you an internationally recognised Master's degree in IT that is compliant with European standards in less than two years. We cooperate actively with local IT companies and the local business incubator, and have currently student projects with Olympus and Pelican Imaging. S...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Information Technology

The Information Technology programme is designed to provide students with an understanding of computation, communication and information processing in the context of our fast-changing society, and to enable its graduates for a successful and life-long career.

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Area of study

Engineering, Information and communication technology

Programme start

August 2018

University

Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Innovation Management

Thinking outside the box is critical for organisational competitiveness and survival. This has created a need for a new type of business professional with an understanding of how innovation, change and renewal are initiated and achieved in organisations. The Master’s Degree Programme in Innovation Management provides students with expertise in initiating a...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Innovative Governance and Public Management (Nordic Master Programme)

The programme gives you the opportunity to study in three excellent Nordic universities. NORDIG puts a strong emphasis on the interplay between theory and practice. The programme equips graduates with excellent learning and networking skills. They will be able to understand and manage complex networks, service production and value chains. These skills and co...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

International Business and Sales Management

The Master's Degree Programme in International Business and Sales Management (IBS) is a multidisciplinary two-year programme that combines high level research and teaching. In the programme curriculum theory meets practice: newest theoretical findings are effectively combined to real life case exercises, provided by the programme partners. Extensive networks...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

International Law and Human Rights

The International Law and Human Rights programme provides specialised expertise of topical issues in international and human rights law. Students will learn to profile themselves through in-depth studies in different specialisation areas, such as immigration and refugee law, minorities, vulnerability and special protection issues, as well as co...

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Area of study

Law,

Programme start

August 2018

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 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Law and Information Society

The Master’s Degree Programme in Law and Information Society (LIS) provides the students with essential insights, capabilities and intellectual tools to analyse legal problems of the information society. The programme offers a unique combination of private and public law and interdisciplinary perspectives. Developing one's skills in legal analysis, critica...

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Area of study

Law

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku 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 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context

The two-year Master's Degree Programme in Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context comprises adult education and counselling, as well as primary education, special (inclusive) education and education of science. The curriculum of the programme has a global focus and is not limited to one particular research or study field related to educat...

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Area of study

Education

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Linguistic Sciences

The Master's Degree Programme in Linguistic Sciences, taught entirely in English, provides an opportunity to study language, linguistics, language technology and translation from a variety of perspectives. The programme is focused on language as medium of communication in various contexts. The programme consists of three thematic sub-programmes with overlapp...

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Area of study

Language studies

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Medical Physics

The Master's Degree Programme in Medical Physics is a multidisciplinary two-year programme that combines high level research and teaching. The programme is designed for both Finnish and international students. The next student intake will be for 2018. In the programme curriculum, theory meets practice: the programme includes training at Kuopio University Hos...

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Area of study

Natural sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics

The Master’s Degree Programme in Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics will equip the student for a career in the exciting field of biotechnology and translational research. The students will obtain extensive theoretical and practical expertise on central concepts and techniques in modern molecular biotechnology and diagnostics. They also learn to apply ...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Turku 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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Area of study

Programme start

August 2018

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 2018

University

Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Photonics

The Master's Degree Programme in Photonics is a two-year programme taught in English at the Institute of Photonics. A Master's degree in photonics provides students with solid expertise in modern optics and photonics at both theoretical and experimental level. Our graduates find work as technology specialists, researchers and project managers in development ...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology, Natural sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Public Choice

Will politicians advance public interest? How do lobbies affect governance? What policies will best provide collective goods? The Public Choice programme is designed to teach students to use economic tools to address these types of social science problems. Issues examined involve strategic behavior ranging from institution design, policy design...

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Area of study

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Public Health

The Master's Degree Programme in Public Health (MPH) is offered at the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, in collaboration with the Department of Nursing Science. We educate experts for public health related fields and sectors in regional and global contexts. Our graduates have worked as epidemiologists, researchers, administrators, managers,...

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Area of study

Health and biomedical sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Research Chemists

The Master's Degree Programme for Research Chemists is a two-year programme taught in English at the University of Eastern Finland. The programme is focused on researcher training in order to meet the ever-growing need for top quality chemistry researchers. The programme also serves as an excellent stepping stone for PhD studies. The most profound feature of...

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Area of study

Natural sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Social Exclusion

Social exclusion is a complex condition that extends beyond economic disadvantage and poverty; it is a multifaceted process through which people lose political, legal, and social agency, and through which they are stigmatised or discriminated against. This programme stems from the need to recognise the multidisciplinary nature of social exclusi...

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Area of study

Programme start

Autumn 2018

University

Åbo Akademi University Scholarships available

Software Development

Software forms an integral part to impact nearly every aspect of modern life. The Software Development programme is designed for applicants with a passion for computer science or software engineering and for those who want to learn the knowledge and skills needed in the development of high-quality software. The studies cover different software ...

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Area of study

Information and communication technology

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Teacher 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

Education

Programme start

August 2018

University

University of Tampere Scholarships available

Tourism Marketing Management

The Tourism Marketing Management programme is not only about making money – it aims to make tourism better. Students will learn what is better for tourism businesses, for tourists, the environment, and local communities. The programme may not be easy, but there are not many like it in the world: with a strong focus on understanding the custom...

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Area of study

Economics and business administration

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Transatlantic Forestry Master (Transfor-M)

TRANSatlantic FORestry Master (TRANSFOR-M) leads to a European and a Canadian Master's degrees in forestry and environmental management. TRANSFOR-M allows you to gain international experience and expertise. You will spend one year (either the first or second year) at your home institution and the other at a partner university abroad. The partic...

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Area of study

Forest sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available

Wood Materials Science

The Master’s Degree Programme in Wood Materials Science is a course-based MSc programme that trains experts who make a difference towards a sustainable future. This programme creates a link between wood and the final products such as bio-based materials, chemicals and energy derived from renewable biological resources. The programme aims at training profes...

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Area of study

Forest sciences, Natural sciences

Programme start

September 2018

University

University of Eastern Finland Scholarships available