The programme offers both theoretical and practical skills across a wide selection of topics in the field of education, ranging e.g from early childhood education to learning in old age. During the Master’s Degree Programme in Educational Sciences at University of Jyväskylä , students will gain a broad understanding of the field of education, including awareness of international issues in education. Students will also gain insights into the Finnish education system.
Students will acquire scientific expertise in the field of education and will be able to work with theories and analyse and develop educational practices. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to specialize in the areas of education that they find the most relevant and interesting. Research-based teaching facilitates students’ development as competent and critical members of today’s digitalised information and knowledge society.
The programme prepares students to work as experts in a variety of educational settings, for example, as educational planners, consultants, coordinators, teachers, teacher educators or researchers.
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Specialisation modules include:
- Educational Leadership
- Early Childhood Studies
- Special Education
- Guidance and Counselling
- Language Education
- Current Issues in Education and Psychology
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Educational Research Early Childhood Education
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree, which gives eligibility to Master’s level education in the country in which the degree was issued. Applicants holding a degree, which gives eligibility to Doctoral programmes, should primarily seek admission to Doctoral level.
- The higher education institution awarding the degree has to be a recognised part of the official national education system of the country, i.e. to be listed as a degree-granting higher education institution by the country where it is located or by a relevant international organisation (such as UNESCO).
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International10000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Jyväskylä
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.