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.

A Master's degree in Intercultural studies has recently evolved as a result of increasing globalisation and an international climate. Intercultural Studies masters have become a key discipline for building on our understanding of the historical, social and cultural dimensions of intercultural communication and the study of languages.

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
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years August 2018 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's Degree Programme in Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context consists of altogether 120 ECTS divided into orientation studies and content studies related adult education and counseling, as well as primary education, special (inclusive) education and education of science. The thematic modules can be flexibly chosen by students according to their personal interests and needs. 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 thematical walkthrough through diverse disciplines related to education and pedagogy.

It consists of three sub-programmes, which are Life-long Learning, Primary Education and Science Education.... [-]