Master's Degree in Intercultural studies in Joensuu in Finland

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Intercultural studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Intercultural studies focuses on expanding one’s worldview with the purpose of creating greater understanding and better communications with communities around the globe. It stems from a mix of social science disciplines such as sociology, anthropology and world religions.

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.

Joensuu is situated in the Eastern region of Finland. It is a municipality in North Karelia with a population of over 70,000 people. It is home to the University of Joensuu.

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Master in Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context

University of Eastern Finland Philosophical Faculty
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Joensuu

Global focus on diverse disciplines related to education and pedagogy. Students may choose a thematic module according to their interests on adult, primary or science education. In addition, they may take courses in areas of special interest, such as, special/inclusive education. [+]

MASTER IN LEARNING, TEACHING AND COUNSELLING IN INTERCULTURAL CONTEXT

This two-year Master’s programme is a multidisciplinary programme focusing on different study fields related to education. The curriculum of the programme has a global focus and is not limited to one particular research or study field related to education. Instead, it offers a thematic walkthrough through diverse disciplines related to education and pedagogy. Students can flexibly choose their thematic modules according to their personal interests and needs. Students may focus on Adult Education and Counselling, Primary Education, or Science Education.

The thematic module Lifelong Learning focuses on the basics of education, lifelong learning, knowledge society and development of working life. It offers comparative perspectives to questions pertaining to lifelong learning and expertise, educational policy and educational research. It addresses topics, such as, active citizenship, career counseling, life and educational paths of individuals and communities in various social and sociopolitical contexts.... [-]