Örebro University

Introduction

Örebro University is a young, modern and rapidly growing university with an ambitious agenda for the future. Our 15,000 students and 1,300 employees are a living proof of that have succeeded to create an attractive place for both work and study. Our vision - the courage to review and the ability to evolve – from the base of our everyday work. Our master students’ take part of internationally successful research and we often get positive feedback about the closeness between students, teachers, researchers and professors that comes with classes of maximum 20 students.

We offer high-quality international master’s programmes in a variety of disciplines: social science, communication, economics, statistics, informatics, chemistry, robotics, medicine and sports. Our strengths are our dynamic and well-established research environments – where you as a master’s student will be a major contributor.

Our connected campus is close to both nature and Örebro city, with a wide range of culture, sports and events. Its prime location with Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo within easy reach makes it an ideal place to be.

Moreover, if you are worried about finding a place to live, you can stop worrying. We offer support in finding a student accommodation for our international Master´s students.

To summarize: If you are looking for a high-quality master’s programme where you have a closeness to teachers, researchers and professors, in a country ranked as one of the safest in the world, and where you get support in finding accommodation, then Örebro University should be your first choice.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Swedish

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Master in Applied Statistics

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The Master's program in statistics provides in-depth and broad theoretical knowledge, focused on applications and practical usage of statistical theory and methodology. It prepares you to take on an essential role in statistical modelling and design, and for making own methodological contributions. Would you like to do research in statistics? Then this programme is set up for you! [+]

The Master's program in statistics provides in-depth and broad theoretical knowledge, focused on applications and practical usage of statistical theory and methodology. It prepares you to take on an essential role in statistical modelling and design, and for making own methodological contributions. Would you like to do research in statistics? Then this programme is set up for you!

Education is in English and the program attracts students from several parts of the world, all with a common focus on the statistics profession. Our teachers also have extensive work experience and network contacts.

As one out of only two universities in the Nordic countries, Örebro University offers a European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) accredited by Eurostat - the statistical office of the European Union. The EMOS option includes a 15 credits internship at a statistical authority and qualifies you for an international career in official statistics.... [-]


Master in Information Systems - Information Security Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organisation's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the field, our programme includes courses considering organisational, social and technical aspects of information security. [+]

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organisation's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the field, our programme includes courses considering organisational, social and technical aspects of information security.

During the first year, students will gain a broad understanding of information security and develop advanced knowledge and skills within information security management. The second year aims to develop advanced knowledge and skills in research and investigation. Students will learn how to develop and communicate knowledge within the field of study as well as increase their degree of reflection on research and practice within the field. Teaching is based on case-based learning and flipped classroom pedagogy. These pedagogical methods encourage students to active learning and to develop their problem-solving skills which are necessary to address the complexity of information security management in organisations. By working with cases developed in collaboration with our industry partners, the students gain a deeper understanding and practical field experience.... [-]


Master in Public Planning for Sustainable Development

Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The focus of the programme is sustainable development as a vital challenge to our society, which needs to be seriously addressed by government and public administration. The programme is a cooperation between human geography, political science and sociology and is a one-year Master's programme of 60 credits. [+]

Would you like to develop skills and tools that enable you to contribute to a more sustainable society? If that is the case, this programme is tailor-made for you!

The focus of the programme is sustainable development as a vital challenge to our society, which needs to be seriously addressed by government and public administration. The programme is a cooperation between human geography, political science and sociology and is a one-year Master's programme of 60 credits.

The first semester, you take multidisciplinary courses that focus on sustainable development as a political and professional challenge, and contribute to theoretical and empirical insights into the complexity of different environmental problems and their connection to social and economic dimensions. You will develop an understanding of how environmental problems are framed and how these frames impact on what strategies and solutions are chosen, as well as help explain why some problems are not handled at all.... [-]


Master in Robotics and Intelligent Systems

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Sweden Örebro

Learn about state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and robotics together with some of Sweden's leading researchers. Our highly rated programme prepares you for advanced development and research in AI, self-driving cars, smart homes and more. [+]

Learn about state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and robotics together with some of Sweden's leading researchers. Our highly rated programme prepares you for advanced development and research in AI, self-driving cars, smart homes and more.

The International MSc programme in Robotics and Intelligent Systems gives you a computer science degree at the cutting edge of today’s research in AI and smart robots. Within the programme, you will learn (among other things) about the methods used by autonomous vehicles to know where they are, how the navigation software in your phone finds the best route, and the sensors that robots and intelligent systems use to perceive the world, as well as machine learning methods used by computers to make difficult choices or learn to recognise the patterns around them.... [-]


Master in Social Analysis

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

On this interdisciplinary programme you will develop advanced analytical skills for the study of important contemporary social problems. With such skills you can work on social issues in both the private and public sector, and are competent to continue your studies at the doctoral level. [+]

On this interdisciplinary programme you will develop advanced analytical skills for the study of important contemporary social problems. With such skills you can work on social issues in both the private and public sector, and are competent to continue your studies at the doctoral level.

In this programme, you will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in social analysis. Through developing advanced methodological and analytical knowledge and skills, you will be able to study many important contemporary global and local social problems and risks. You will acquire knowledge of the construction of social problems, and gain insight into and develop knowledge and reflexive skills with regard to the construction and perception of social problems, as well as to the way in which scientific problems relate to various social issues. The role of social science in society is discussed and your studies will contribute to an understanding of the possibilities and limitations in terms of resolving or dealing with various social problems.... [-]


Master in Strategic Communication

Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The programme is designed to provide skills required by adaptable, critically aware, communications workers in the exciting modern communications environment, which requires fluency in the use of strategic storytelling, content production and visual design. [+]

The program is designed to provide skills required by adaptable, critically aware, communications workers in the exciting modern communications environment, which requires fluency in the use of strategic storytelling, content production, and visual design.

A one-year Master's programme of 60 credits, Strategic Communication is a programme designed for students with different subject backgrounds within the wide field of communication. Bringing together different skills, students develop a critical understanding of, and competence to implement, strategic communication. By strategic communication we mean professional communication aimed at satisfying long-term organisational and community goals.... [-]


Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2019 Sweden Örebro

The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics programme is an exciting opportunity, using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers. [+]

The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics programme is an exciting opportunity, using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers.

Environmental forensics is the systematic and scientific evaluation using various disciplines for the purpose of developing defensible scientific and legal conclusions regarding the source, age and history of chemical pollutants released into the environment. This program gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge needed for you to contribute to a future resilient society.

The programme offers insight into several disciplines including analytical and environmental analysis, in order to characterize the source and amount of chemical pollutants in the environment as well as describe their history. To facilitate a broad understanding in environmental forensics, the curriculum includes a wide range of multidisciplinary expertise, such as environmental sampling, human health, advanced statistics, and transportation modelling. To ensure that students gain practical field experience, real-life cases are provided in collaboration with industry and researchers. The programme uses problem based learning (PBL) to encourage active learning and to develop problem solving abilities. These skills will be used to identify sources and history of environmental pollution.... [-]


Contact

Örebro universitet

Address Örebro University
SE-701 82 Örebro, Örebro County, Sweden
Website http://www.oru.se/english
Phone +46 19 30 30 00