The students from the Master’s Degree Programme in Development, Education and International Cooperation from the University of Jyväskylä will learn both intellectual tools and practical skills, with which to encounter multi-faceted and contradictory phenomena in the field. The programme thereby broadens and deepens students’ understanding of international development institutions, policies, and actors from a critical, reflexive and interdisciplinary perspective.
Development Studies graduates from the University of Jyväskylä have found employment with a range of governments, intergovernmental organisations, charities, donor agencies, consultancy firms, or non-profit organisations. These include the United Nations, Red Cross, Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and various embassies around the world. Others have gone on to pursue doctoral studies and/or a career in academia.
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- Political Economies of Development
- Classics of Development Theory
- Sustainable Development as a Societal Challenge
- International Education Policies and Practices
- Intercultural Competence and Collaborative Learning
- Current Trends in Development Policy
- Managing Development Projects
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation International Relations International Development View 7 other Masters in International Development in Finland
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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.
Eligible applicants for the Master’s Degree Programme must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant field. Suitable degrees include;
- Social Science: a degree in development studies or related social science discipline.
- Education: a degree in education or other related field.
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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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.