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Educational Sciences

University of Jyväskylä

24 months
10000 EUR/year
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The aims of the Master’s Degree Programme in Educational Sciences at University of Jyväskylä are to prepare highly competent educators and to enhance the quality of education in the diversifying contexts of a globalized world in which education is the key to the success of both individuals and societies. 

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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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Skills: Orientation, Communication and Language Studies
  • Advanced Studies in Education
  • Specialisation Studies and Internship
  • Educational Leadership
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Special Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English tests are not required for this programme. 
  • Higher education degree (e.g. Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree), which gives eligibility to Master’s level education in the country in which the degree was issued.
  • The higher education institution awarding the degree has to be a recognized as 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 organization (such as UNESCO).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Jyväskylä

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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