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A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.

Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe.

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Jyväskylä University Faculty of Mathematics and Science

The objective of the Master's degree is to provide you with advanced academic training in the fields of nuclear and particle physics. Depending on your interests and skil ... [+]

Master’s Degree Program in Nuclear and Particle Physics, Master of Science (2 yrs)

Applying

The application period begins 15th November 2017 and the deadline for applications is 10th January 2018.

Read more about this program on university's website.

Study objectives

The aim of the Master's Degree Program is to provide you with advanced academic training in the fields of nuclear and particle physics. Depending on your interests and skills you can choose to complete your master's studies with different profiles, specializing in experimental or theoretical nuclear physics or in experimental or theoretical particle physics. The master studies give you a holistic view of nuclear and particle physics to critically, independently and creatively identify, formulate and deal with complex issues resulting in a capability to contributing to research and development work. Such training and skills are suitable for a wide range of professional careers, including that of an academic researcher.... [-]

Finland Jyväskylä
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Full-time
2 years
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Jyväskylä University Faculty of Mathematics and Science

As a student of the Masters Program in Nanoscience, you will gather multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of physics, chemistry, and cell & molecular biology. This ... [+]

Master’s Degree Program in Nanoscience, Master of Science (2 yrs)

Applying

The applicationround opens 15 November 2017 and the deadline for applications is 10 January 2018.

Read more about this program on university's website.

Study objectives

As a student of the Masters Program in Nanoscience, you will gather multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of physics, chemistry, and cell & molecular biology. This combination of physics with chemistry and biology offered by the program is unique in Finland and also abroad, where especially biology is often missing. The program is ideal for those interested in natural sciences in a broad sense and those willing to understand nature and phenomena in nature from many perspectives, from atomic level to the organisms. It provides excellent abilities to follow current developments in science and technology and to graduate as an expert in the rapidly developing field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.... [-]

Finland Jyväskylä
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2 years
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Jyväskylä University Faculty of Mathematics and Science

The aim of the program is to produce experts in biology and environmental science. The program contains two specialization areas (majors): sustainable management of inlan ... [+]

Master's Degree Program in Biological and Environmental Science, Master of Science (2 yrs)

Applying

The application round opens on the 15th of November 2017 and the deadline for applications is on the 10th of January 2018.

Read more about this program on university's website.

Study objectives

The aim of the Master's Degree Program is to produce experts in biology and environmental science. You have a chance to specialize in one of the following specialization areas:

sustainable management of inland aquatic resources, ecology, and evolutionary biology.

The specialization area of sustainable management of inland aquatic resources focusses on environmental and biological processes that determine the characteristics and ecosystem services of inland waters and ecologically, economically and socially sustainable use of natural resources. Specialization area of ecology and evolutionary biology focus on fundamental concepts and theories of ecology, genetics, and evolutionary biology and the ability to use these at the individual, population, community and ecosystem level.... [-]

Finland Jyväskylä
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Full-time
2 years
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Aalto University

The Master's Programme in Mathematics and Operations Research educates experts who have a broad knowledge of mathematical methods and strong problem solving skills to tac ... [+]

Study objectives

The objective of the Master's Programme in Mathematics and Operations Research is to educate experts who have a broad knowledge of mathematical methods and strong problem solving skills to be able to successfully tackle challenging problems in science, industry, and society.

During the programme, along with learning to think mathematically, the students learn to build mathematical models and to analyze them by developing and deploying state-of-the-art methods and algorithms. Through their choice of major, the students can focus on mathematical theory, computational methods, statistics, or modelling and problem solving skills that are needed in practice.

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Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

This major offers basic understanding of energy systems, the main challenges our energy solutions are facing today and possible ways towards a sustainable future. ... [+]

Study objectives

A reliable and affordable energy system is a basic requirement of a modern society. Today, energy systems face challenges with the flexible integration of different energy forms (power, heat, fuels) and with the increasing complexity of the systems due to distributed power generation and emergence of active produces-customers, i.e. prosumers. Integrating intermittent renewable sources like solar, wind and wave energy, into the energy system is one of the main challenges of our sustainable future. This major offers basic understanding of energy systems, the main challenges faced by our energy solutions today and possible ways towards a sustainable future.

The major offers a firm theoretical base, as well as practical tools and skills needed by engineers working on the field of energy systems. In order to prepare students for understanding complex and multidisciplinary problems of the field, the major is designed to be flexible. Courses include theoretical considerations, experimental work, industrial applications, and first-hand experience. The major prepares students for the current and future challenges faced by energy companies, the manufacturing industry, consulting companies and society. Students are well-prepared to pursue doctoral studies. Upon completion of the major, the student will be able to:... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

The Master’s Programme in Real Estate Economics offers students a thorough education in the field with a focus on technology, economy, law and management of real estate. ... [+]

The Master's Programme in Real Estate Economics offers a thorough understanding of the dynamics of real estate markets. You will attain a holistic understanding of the phenomena related to real estate markets and learn the techniques used to analyse and manage real estate.

The programme combines the scientific disciplines of economics, management, land management and planning to provide you with the key skills needed in a wide range of career paths in the real estate sector.

Many courses combine theoretical knowledge with real life projects and business cases, giving you hands-on experience and an understanding of the complexity of the subjects. As most jobs in real estate are about people and interaction, a strong emphasis in the studies is placed on teamwork.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Water and environmental engineering is essentially about making the world work! With limited natural resources and an increasing demand for water, food and energy, we loo ... [+]

Water and environmental engineering is essentially about making the world work! With limited natural resources and an increasing demand for water, food and energy, we look for practical ways to develop our society in a sustainable manner.

The Master's Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering combines a strong technical basis with a sound understanding of the broader societal context to educate game changers who are able to achieve this ambitious goal.

Interested in a variety of topics? Our master's programme is multidisciplinary, bringing together the best of water and environmental engineering while providing a broad view of the field. Our teaching combines theory with practice, including hands-on modelling work, case studies and project work. We collaborate with other master’s programmes at Aalto University and encourage you to go for student exchange to diversify your views and skills.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) prepare future experts and leaders who use advanced methodologies to design and develop information technology for the benefit ... [+]

Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) prepare future experts and leaders who use advanced methodologies to design and develop information technology for the benefit of people.

Study objectives

Advances in hardware, machine learning, robotics, software engineering, and networks have opened remarkable new possibilities in information technology. Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) prepare future experts and leaders who use advanced methodologies to design and develop information technology for the benefit of people.

The programme approaches human-computer interaction from the viewpoints of engineering, computer science, and applied sciences. Students will learn a variety of powerful engineering and computer science methods to approach challenges in interactive technologies systematically, such as in concept creation, user interface design, machine intelligence, mechanical and electrical design, and data analysis. They learn essential human and social factors and how to integrate them in problem-solving and models. Students will also familiarize with practical interdisciplinary development and design processes and obtain technical skills to experiment and prototype innovative interactions. The programme also develops meta-cognitive skills to drive visions of interactive technology, critically evaluate different approaches to interaction, and to develop competences further by following advanced research literature.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Developing and managing complex urban and regional systems requires new hybrid skills in integrating land use and transportation. The Master's Programme in Spatial Planni ... [+]

The Master's Programme in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering focuses on the future challenges of sustainable built environments and tackles topical global megatrends, such as urbanisation, climate change and wellbeing.

The programme comprises a unique combination of technical and human-centered approaches in the fields of land use planning and transportation engineering, including a wide range of perspectives, from people's daily lives and mobility to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking.

As a student of this programme, you will gain the skills you need to work for smarter and more liveable cities and to respond to emerging challenges brought on by constantly changing built environments and technologies. In addition to a strong theoretical basis, you will acquire skills in a variety of planning and analysis tools for current issues in land use and transportation.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

The Master's Programme in Mechanical Engineering empowers students to follow their interests in the field and become experts with versatile skillsets. ... [+]

The Master's Programme in Mechanical Engineering empowers students to follow their interests in the field and become experts with versatile skillsets.

Today's society relies on mechanical engineering for effective and safe solutions everywhere. The field covers a wide range of activities and technology sectors, from energy and transportation to medical devices and environmental protection. There is no shortage of tasks, challenges, and opportunities where mechanical engineers create innovative solutions. Mechanical engineering applies to everything from the smallest components to the largest assemblies, resulting in a persistent demand for mechanical engineering expertise.

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Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global busine ... [+]

The Master's Programme in International Design Business Management helps you become a future creative professional in integrating design and technology with global business development through transdisciplinary teamwork and real-life challenges provided by our renowned industry partners.

Study objectives

The multi-disciplinary International Design Business Management (IDBM) programme produces drivers of change and innovation to lead initiatives and undertake new business ventures within global environments.

The programme embraces design broadly as a method, mind-set and competitive advantage by focusing on product, service and business design, technology and innovation management.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Master's Programme in Geoinformatics turns students' talent and hard work into excellence. After graduating, you will be able to work effectively in many roles in the soc ... [+]

Master's Programme in Geoinformatics turns students' talent and hard work into excellence. After graduating, you will be able to work effectively in many roles in the society, applying and utilizing current knowledge of geoinformatics, and to contribute to the further development of the field.

Geoinformatics engineers are usually present when crucial decisions in our society are prepared. Analysis and visualizations of accurate geographic information typically reveal essential information for decision-making. This degree is an excellent choice if you want to tackle big societal challenges such as climate change, security and urban development, or if you dream of creating advanced mobile applications.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

The Master’s Programme in Geoengineering equips you with the skills for working on large construction projects that involve soils, rocks and other earth materials. ... [+]

The Master’s Programme in Geoengineering equips you with the skills for working on large construction projects that involve soils, rocks and other earth materials.

Geoengineering relies on a wide range of disciplines, including geoscience and material science, mechanics and construction. Structures of interest are foundations, roads, excavations and underground structures like tunnels.

Due to the fact, that most construction materials and everyday household items, energy sources, as well as the groundwater, origin from the earth, the geoengineering is the hidden science behind our everyday life. Additionally, the megatrends like the urbanisation, climate change and an increasing use of natural resources create huge societal challenges for the geoengineers to solve.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Sustainable Metals Processing combines metals and mineral processing technology with economy and society. The focus is in the processes that make metals production and re ... [+]

The School of Chemical Engineering combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way. This allows the results of our research to be refined a long way and put into practice as ready products and processes. Each innovation secures both our renewable and non-renewable natural resources for the future.

Imagine a world without metals. Without metals, there would not be cities, energy, transportation and many products that improve our quality of living. Metals have been, are, and will be one of the main pillars of the modern society and economy.

Circular economy requires more sustainable, efficient, environmentally friendly and economic metals processing. The major study subject of Sustainable Metals Processing answers to these demands.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aalto University

Graduates of the Chemistry major have a strong knowledge of fundamental chemistry optionally enhanced with chemical engineering, materials science and polymer science exp ... [+]

If you are interested in energy storages, smart device or medicine, Chemistry offers you a strong scientific basis to take part in their development.

In our major, you can choose from a broad selection of advanced chemistry areas to specialize in computational chemistry, inorganic materials chemistry, electrochemistry or synthetic organic chemistry.

During your first year, you will familiarize yourself with fundamentals and practical work on these areas and after that will have a solid base to select your preferences for the remaining studies.

Depending on your own interests, you may enhance your future knowledge by combining your studies with chemical engineering, materials science or polymer technology, just as an example. Our graduates are employed as specialists in various branches of chemical and related industry or governmental offices.... [-]

Finland Espoo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus