MA Degrees in Finland

Find 17 Top Masters of Arts in Finland 2018

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A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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.

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Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Turku

The Master’s Degree Programme in Gender Studies is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, combining social sciences and arts and humanities. [+]

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Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies

Get advanced and interdisciplinary training in the field of gender studies!

The Master’s Degree Programme in Gender Studies is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, combining social sciences and arts and humanities.

You will gain competence on gender policies and politics, and acquire the ability to work independently on central issues related to gender, feminism, gender equality, production of power and knowledge. This Programme is a great choice especially for students who wish to pursue a career in research, politics, equal opportunities policies and human rights institutions. Also, organizations in the private and public sector as well as non-governmental organizations and civil society are possible career paths. The Programme is organized in co-operation with the University of Tampere.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Education and Learning

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Turku

Masters degree programme in education and learning trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of education. [+]

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GET A DEGREE IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION WITH AN ADVANCED COMBINATION OF THEORY AND PRACTICE!

Masters degree programme in education and learning trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of education.

The Programme is based on the strengths in research of the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The degree studies will both enhance the students’ understanding of social functions of education and familiarise them with analyses on global and local relationships in educational policy. In addition, the Programme increases their understanding of learning and motivation in complex and multilevel learning environments.... [-]


Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Turku

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 organizations to harness future opportunities and avoid unnecessary risks. [+]

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Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies

Will you be the next expert of the future?

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 organizations to harness future opportunities and avoid unnecessary risks.

The Programme includes plenty of rehearsal, case-studies and real-life experiences on using foresight methodology. These range from quantitative and qualitative methods to innovative and creative futures design techniques.

Here you will get a versatile toolkit for implementing foresight thinking for the benefit of a given organization. You will qualify for a wide array of expert positions in the strategic and foresight units of private companies and public institutions. The Programme also serves as an excellent basis for building a consultant business.... [-]


Master’s Degree Programme in East Asian Studies (MPAS)

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Finland Turku

The master’s degree programme in East Asian studies (MPAS) gives a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of the dynamic societies of contemporary East Asia. [+]

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Master’s Degree Programme in East Asian Studies (MPAS)

Gain in-depth knowledge of today’s East Asian societies and become a specialist in the most dynamic region of the world!

The master’s degree programme in East Asian studies (MPAS) gives a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of the dynamic societies of contemporary East Asia.

Students gain expertise in East Asian contemporary history, politics and societies and learn social science research methods to become area specialists on East Asia. East Asian languages are studied as part of the degree to support students’ acquisition of knowledge and Master’s thesis research.

Students in the Programme have good opportunities for student exchange in East Asian universities as well as to receive East Asian study and research scholarships. The Programme provides expertise to enter international public, private and third sector professions. Students also become qualified to apply to PhD programmes and to pursue an academic career.... [-]


Master of Arts in Visual Communication Design

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

Visual Communication is changing rapidly. Design thinking now includes new forms such as story-telling, experiences, and data visualization. Our programme represents an expanded trans-media discipline of communication and expression. When it comes to stories, many creatives have them: Graphic Designers, Authors, Animators, Graphic Novelists, and Children’s Book Illustrators. Be an explorer that uses visuals to create compelling original content in our concentration in Visual Narrative. Likewise, the demand for well-designed infographics is expanding. Our concentration in Information Design has applications far beyond the traditional design professions. Apply to make data-driven messages that sing. [+]

Master of Art Degrees in Finland 2018. Visual Communication is changing rapidly. Design thinking now includes new forms such as story-telling, experiences, and data visualization. Our programme represents an expanded trans-media discipline of communication and expression. When it comes to stories, many creatives have them: Graphic Designers, Authors, Animators, Graphic Novelists, and Children’s Book Illustrators. Be an explorer that uses visuals to create compelling original content in our concentration in Visual Narrative. Likewise, the demand for well-designed infographics is expanding. Our concentration in Information Design has applications far beyond the traditional design professions. Apply to make data-driven messages that sing. Learning outcomes ... [-]

Master of Arts in Photography

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Finland Helsinki Espoo Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

Welcome to the Master's Programme in Photography at Aalto University! In The School of Arts, Design and Architecture, theory meets practice. Our programme provides a high-level education, and the studies enable the development of advanced professional competence, expressive skills and theoretical thinking. A strong artistic vision and the ability to think conceptually are the key objectives of the programme. Students develop their artistic and professional skills throughout their own projects and practice. The University is located in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Our unit is the home of the Helsinki School and the Helsinki Photomedia international research conference. [+]

Welcome to the Master's Programme in Photography at Aalto University! In The School of Arts, Design and Architecture, theory meets practice. Our programme provides a high-level education, and the studies enable the development of advanced professional competence, expressive skills and theoretical thinking. A strong artistic vision and the ability to think conceptually are the key objectives of the programme. Students develop their artistic and professional skills throughout their own projects and practice. The University is located in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Our unit is the home of the Helsinki School and the Helsinki Photomedia international research conference. Goal of education Content outcomes: The student strengthens his/her expression skills, artistic vision and vocational competence. The student gains a profound understanding of the field of photography and the ability to relate his/her activities to it. Graduates of the Master’s Programme in Photography understand the many different uses and special characteristics of photography and work with the medium in a professional manner. Skill outcomes: The student produces technically and conceptually high-quality photographic expression. The student can use different photography publication processes and platforms. The student is able to network nationally and internationally and present his/her competence to other actors in the field of photography and visual art. Academic skills: The student knows the basics of photography theory. He/she can write academic text and use information sources. He/she knows the trends and methods in photography research and, more broadly, in visual culture research and the related theoretical backgrounds. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Collaborative and Industrial Design

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Finland Helsinki Espoo Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses on design's role in society. It provides skills to work as design entrepreneurs and in a range of roles within industry, business, communities, education and the government. The programme extends industrial design into interaction design, service design, co-design and other emerging fields in which design activities can enhance the quality of the environment and people’s life. Students learn empathic, critical, strategic and technical skills needed in design innovation processes. They are also encouraged to explore novel roles in the design industry. [+]

Interested in expanding industrial design with human-centred approaches, strategic thinking and research? Visit the Collaborative and Industrial Design Programme website coid.aalto.fi for exciting stories about CoID students’ innovative projects, the student community, and more information about the courses and faculty members. Goal of education (Learning outcomes) Content outcomes

The Master’s programme in Collaborative and Industrial Design (CoID) focuses on design's role in society. It provides skills to work as design entrepreneurs and in a range of roles within industry, business, communities, education and the government. The programme extends industrial design into interaction design, service design, co-design and other emerging fields in which design activities can enhance the quality of the environment and people’s life. Students learn empathic, critical, strategic and technical skills needed in design innovation processes. They are also encouraged to explore novel roles in the design industry.... [-]


Master of Arts in Creative Sustainability

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The Master's Programme in Creative Sustainability combines business, architecture, built environment, design, and real estate to help you learn how to create new sustainable solutions. http://acs.aalto.fi [+]

The Master's Programme in Creative Sustainability combines business, architecture, built environment, design, and real estate to help you learn how to create new sustainable solutions. http://acs.aalto.fi Programme overview

Creative Sustainability programme (CS) provides a multidisciplinary learning platform in the fields of architecture, built environment, business and design. It allows students to study and develop solutions to global sustainability concerns such as climate change, resource scarcity, global poverty as well as social and economic inequality.

Global and local challenges call for multidisciplinary approaches and the inter-linkage of environmental, economic, socio-cultural aspects in education. CS programme brings together students who are devoted to develop systemic solutions, work in multidisciplinary teams and challenge themselves with practical learning tasks. The studies offer students opportunities to collaborate with research projects, companies, organisations and students from other disciplines.... [-]


Master's Program in Intercultural Encounters, Master of Arts, Master of Theology (2 years)

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

When studying in the Master’s Program in Intercultural Encounters (ICE), you will acquire critical knowledge and skills to examine complex social and cultural phenomena as applied to your thematic specialization. [+]

Goal of the pro­gram

When studying in the Master’s program in Intercultural Encounters (ICE), you will acquire critical knowledge and skills to examine complex social and cultural phenomena as applied to your thematic specialization. You will gain a profound understanding of how micro- or macro-level phenomena interact in local, international, multicultural and transnational contexts. You will learn to analyze why and how conflicts arise for various cultural, political and religious reasons, and you will gain insights into the possibilities of dialogue in conflict resolution. In addition, you will learn to communicate and evaluate information on intercultural encounters in different academic, professional and societal contexts.... [-]


Master's Programme in Russian Studies, Master of Arts (2 years)

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

Upon completion of the Master´s Programme in Russian Studies, you will have acquired in-depth knowledge of Russia’s past and present and developed Russia-related expertise for use in your future career. [+]

Goal of the pro­gramme

Upon completion of the Master´s Programme in Russian Studies, you will have acquired in-depth knowledge of Russia’s past and present and developed Russia-related expertise for use in your future career. You will be able to recognise changes in your field of expertise, adjust your skills to these changes, and update your knowledge and skills independently.

Your expertise will give you a solid background in critical thinking and provide you with the readiness to face challenges in diverse professional environments. For instance, you can continue on to a career in government and education, or find employment in the media, the business world or in the service of non-governmental organisations.... [-]


Master in English Studies

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

The Master’s programme in English Studies helps you develop your expertise in areas that are often separated in other programmes: English language and linguistics, literature in English, and the teaching of English. Upon graduation, you will have an excellent command of the English language. By working in a stimulating environment with accomplished researchers and teachers, you will also develop other skills needed in your future careers, such as skills in presentation, independent and group work, and project management. [+]

How did Eng­lish Be­come a World Lan­guage?

The Master’s programme in English Studies helps you develop your expertise in areas that are often separated in other programmes: English language and linguistics, literature in English, and the teaching of English. Upon graduation, you will have an excellent command of the English language. By working in a stimulating environment with accomplished researchers and teachers, you will also develop other skills needed in your future careers, such as skills in presentation, independent and group work, and project management.

Goal of the pro­gramme

The Master’s programme in English Studies helps you develop your expertise in areas that are often separated in other programmes: English language and linguistics, literature in English, and the teaching of English. Upon graduation, you will have an excellent command of the English language. By working in a stimulating environment with accomplished researchers and teachers, you will also develop other skills needed in your future careers, such as skills in presentation, independent and group work, and project management.... [-]


Master in Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

The Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age at the University of Helsinki will provide you with an understanding of the nature and diversity of human language and with the theoretical tools for working with language material. If you are interested in languages but are unable to decide which of them you want to study, this Master's programme offers several fields of specialization: General Linguistics, Phonetics, Language Technology and Diversity Linguistics. One of them might be just perfect for you. [+]

How can every­one use their own lan­guage in the fu­ture?

The Master's Programme in Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Age at the University of Helsinki will provide you with an understanding of the nature and diversity of human language and with the theoretical tools for working with language material. If you are interested in languages but are unable to decide which of them you want to study, this Master's programme offers several fields of specialization: General Linguistics, Phonetics, Language Technology and Diversity Linguistics. One of them might be just perfect for you.

Goal of the pro­gramme

Why do languages change? Why does your mobile device suggest funny completions for words you are typing? How did it happen that Finnish is spoken mostly in Finland, but its linguistic relatives are scattered over a larger area? How can you study a language that does not have a standard orthography? Why can you sometimes tell where other people come from just by their accent? Why do some people stick to their dialect, but others give it up when they move to the city? Should you try to support language diversity? Can we save languages that are spoken by a very small number of people? How can computer-synthesised speech be made to sound more human? Why do some languages seem so much more difficult to learn - are they inherently more complex?... [-]


Master’s Degree Program in Gender Studies (Degree: Master of Social Sciences)

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

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. [+]

Apply between 4 December 2018 - 23 January 2019

Degree: Master of Social Sciences Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS Start date: August 2020 (to be confirmed) Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 10 000 € / year

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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. Incorporating local, cross-cultural and transnational emphases, the curriculum encourages students and faculty from above all the humanities, arts and social sciences to develop innovative, intersectional and interdisciplinary ways of expanding knowledge about gender and sexuality in global, local, and historical contexts. The degree engages the wide-ranging and multidisciplinary perspectives associated with gender studies: queer studies, transgender studies, sexuality studies, race and ethnicity studies, disability studies, area and global studies, cultural studies, postcolonial and transnational studies. This program is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, bridging the divide between social sciences and the arts and humanities. The Gender Studies program is designed for students with special interests in social sciences and in the humanities. It addresses the latest debates, using cutting-edge research from this exciting and growing area of study. It considers competing for theories and approaches to gender and sexuality and explores the ways in which these intersect with concepts of race, ethnicity, age, ableness, religion, and class.... [-]


Master’s Degree Program in Media Education (Master of Social Sciences or Master of Education)

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

The program develops students’ expertise in tutoring the development of conceptual awareness and practical skills that are necessary for competence in reading and writing media, and in creating suitable learning environments in various contexts. [+]

Apply between 4 December 2018 - 23 January 2019

Degree: Master of Arts or Master of Social Sciences, depending on specialization Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS Start date: August 2019 (to be confirmed) Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 10 000 €/year

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The focus of the program is on developing expertise in the new discipline of media education. The discipline is formed by the linking of media literacy to information and communication technology in learning, media use and critical thinking in media-saturated societies. The program develops students’ expertise in tutoring the development of conceptual awareness and practical skills that are necessary for competence in reading and writing media, and in creating suitable learning environments in various contexts.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Cultural Studies, M.A.

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Tampere

The aim of the Master’s degree in Cultural Studies is to develop understanding of culture as a dimension of all human practices that produces and defines social realities. The degree program introduces students to contemporary key issues in cultural studies and develops analytical and critical skills in analyzing current cultural phenomena. [+]

Degree: Master of Arts Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS Start date: August 2018 Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 10 000 € / year

Read more about Scholarships The degree offers a comprehensive overview of current and emergent cultural realities and theories as well as practical tools for analyzing present-day cultural phenomena. The focus of the programme is in contemporary socio-cultural realities. It explores a world in which different forms of mobilities, crossings of customary borders (e.g. between nation states, economy, politics and culture or forms of expression) and new hybrids produce new cultural articulations and practices. The programme is built on the foundation of the strong research and teaching tradition in cultural studies at the University of Tampere.... [-]