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About

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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Overview

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.

Career opportunities

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:

  • Orientation, Communication and Language Studies, and Academic Skills
  • Advanced Studies in Education 
  • Specialisation Studies 
  • Optional Studies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

University of Jyväskylä offers scholarships covering tuition fee costs for its most successful international Master’s degree students. You are eligible for a JYU scholarship if you are

  • eligible to apply to study in an IMDP offered by JYU
  • liable to pay tuition fees: please see our FAQ

Scholarships are granted based on the admission criteria of the programme in question. 

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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