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University of Eastern Finland Master in Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability
University of Eastern Finland

Master in Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability

Joensuu, Finland

2 Years

English

Full time

Request application deadline *

Sep 2025

EUR 8,000 / per year **

On-Campus

* The next application period will be in January 2025.

** Please note that details regarding tuition fees, tuition waivers, and scholarships for the 2025 intake will be finalized and communicated at the earliest convenience.

Introduction

The two-year Master’s Degree Program in Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability is a multidisciplinary program focusing on pedagogical approaches to promote sustainability through education. The program is divided into orientation studies, methodological studies, subject studies, and other studies. The curriculum of the program has a global focus and it offers a wide opportunity to learn about sustainability from ecological, cultural or/and social aspects with a pedagogical viewpoint. The themes considered are related to teaching and learning in different subjects and educational contexts.

The program tackles global and current issues of sustainability and will be considered from the viewpoint of teaching and pedagogy constituting the core of Finnish educational expertise recognized worldwide. The program provides academic tools for developing students’ theoretical and empirical understanding of sustainability and recognizing it in teaching. In the course of their studies, students will learn how to apply their knowledge and skills in planning, implementing, and assessing different learning activities in primary and secondary school.

Key information

  • Level of degree: Master's degree
  • Program duration: 2 years / 120 ECTS credits
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Program start: September
  • Tuition fee: TBA
  • Tuition waivers TBA
  • Study campus: Joensuu

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