Master's Program in Tampere Finland

Top Masters Programs in Tampere Finland 2016/2017

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

With a population of over 200,000 people, Tampere city is one of the populous cities in Finland; and that number gets a steady rise. The city has 4 institutions of higher learning.

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Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research, M.Soc.Sc. or M.A.

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

Master’s Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research provides an interdisciplinary approach to peace and conflict which is based on the high-quality research carried out in Tampere Peace Research Institute. [+]

Masters 2016/2017 in Tampere Finland. Apply on 14 December 2015 - 27 January 2016 Programme period: autumn semester 2016 - spring semester 2018 Duration: two academic years Coordinating unit at the University of Tampere: Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) in cooperation with the School of Management and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities Extent: 120 credits/ECTS credits Master’s Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research provides an interdisciplinary approach to peace and conflict which is based on the high-quality research carried out in Tampere Peace Research Institute. It also draws from close contacts with practitioners in the fields of conflict resolution, civil crisis management and peace mediation. The aim of the programme is to facilitate the understanding of the complex nature of wars and conflicts as well as their short and long-term consequences. The programme examines, for example, how violent conflicts, ethnic and religious discrimination and human rights abuses produce forced displacement and how different actors respond to these crisis situations. Furthermore, the programme deals also with the role of the environment and natural resources in conflicts and in peace building. During the programme students will learn about preconditions for conflict resolution and sustainable peace in local as well as in international and global contexts. Hence the programme focuses not only on the study of conflict, but primarily on its transformation and resolution. Once admitted to the programme, all students begin their studies within Peace and Conflict Research. After the first year of study, students either continue within Peace and Conflict Research specialization or they have the possibility to apply to one of the following specializations: History, Social Anthropology, or International Relations. Students graduate with the degree of Master of Social Sciences. The programme cooperates with the Master’s programme at Åbo Akademi University in Vasa which concentrates on Developmental Psychology issues in the field of peace, mediation and conflict research. The programme prepares students for postgraduate studies, independent research work as well as for professional activity at various tasks in the society, ranging from interpersonal relationships to international conflict situations. The programme offers expertise to work in conflict management, mediation and arbitration in various contexts from interpersonal to social and international situations. Eligibility To be eligible to apply to the Master’s Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research, an applicant must have a completed university level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of the desired programme or in a closely related subject AND fluency in English sufficiently advanced for academic studies. The Bachelor's degree or equivalent must be completed by the time the programme begins. If the degree is not completed by the end of the application period, an applicant can be accepted to the programme on the condition that s/he sends the degree certificate to the School office by 29 July 2016. Attested copy of the degree certificate must reach the School office by the deadline. A successful applicant will, in this case, first receive a notification on conditional acceptance and later an official letter of acceptance once the degree certificate has reached the School office. Applicants with a Master's degree will be admitted to the programme only for well-founded reasons. [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Teacher Education, M.Ed.

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

The programme aims to enhance the development of expertise in the field of teaching and learning, and is designed for formally qualified teachers interested in expanding and deepening their professional competencies. [+]

Apply on 14 December 2015 - 27 January 2016 Coordinating School: School of Education Duration: two academic years Programme period: autumn semester 2016 - spring semester 2018 Extent: 120 credits/ECTS credits The programme aims to enhance the development of expertise in the field of teaching and learning, and is designed for formally qualified teachers interested in expanding and deepening their professional competencies. The programme focuses on various aspects of education including societal and global conditions for learning and education, curriculum studies, evaluation and quality of education, leadership, and current research. Students are provided with insight and competencies to implement the best elements of the renowned Finnish school system in various contexts. They will acquire an extensive understanding of relations between learning, teaching and curriculum, and competencies to develop individual and collegial expertise in school community. The School of Education is a research and learning community with top-quality societal and cultural expertise, dedicated to exploring and analysing changes in education and society. Research at the School is focused on the changes and transformation processes taking place in society and in educational environments, both in national and international contexts, and on the active role of education in this change. The results from research, projects and development activities influence society and qualities of education on all educational levels. The programme draws from its strong connection to up-to-date research and the Finnish school system, as well as the wide range of professional expertise and experience of the teachers and the organising unit. Those graduating from the programme will have the knowledge and competencies to develop innovative educational practices, curricula and schools as expert teachers, mentors or organisers of learning. Eligibility Eligibility criteria to the Master's Degree Programme in Teacher Education consist of two parts: the University of Tampere general eligibility criteria and the programme-specific eligibility criteria. The programme-specific criteria specify and/or supplement the general criteria. Applicants must meet both in order to be considered eligible. General eligibility: To be eligible to apply for a Master's programme at UTA, an applicant must have a completed university level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of the desired programme or in a closely related subject AND fluency in English sufficiently advanced for academic studies. The Bachelor's degree or equivalent must be completed by the time the programme begins. If the degree is not completed by the end of the application period, an applicant can be accepted to the programme on the condition that s/he sends an officially authenticated copy of the degree certificate to the School office by 29 July 2016. If the certificate is not issued in English, Finnish or Swedish, an officially confirmed, complete and precise translation into one of these languages must be included. The degree certificate must reach the School office by the deadline. A successful applicant will, in this case, first receive a notification on conditional acceptance and later an official letter of acceptance once the degree certificate has reached the School office. Programme-specific eligibility criteria: To be eligible to apply to the Master’s Degree Programme in Teacher Education, an applicant must have: a Bachelor's or higher university degree from a university or a university of applied sciences (no specific field required), AND a formal teaching qualification (certified teacher) in the country where the Bachelor’s degree certificate was issued. Applicants must send an official certificate or a description of the content of their formal teaching qualification, and provide a link to a website where this information can be verified (university, ministry, etc.) [-]