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Changing Education

University of Helsinki

24 months
Duration
18000 EUR/year
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About

In the two-year Master’s Programme in Changing Education from University of Helsinki, you get an understanding of education as a dynamic and transformable construct from the individual neural level to global policies. You also gain the knowledge and skills to analyse, develop and influence the practices and structures of education systems, institutions, teaching and pedagogical issues.

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Overview

The Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki is well known for its expertise in studies on social justice and diversity in education, including sociological, cultural, psychological, philosophic, gender studies perspectives, as well as the use of educational psychology and neuroscientific insights.

The Master’s Programme in Changing Education from University of Helsinki istheory-driven, science-based and hands-on and you gain the knowledge and skills to analyse, develop and influence the practices and structures of education systems, institutions, teaching and pedagogical issues. You complete the degree of Master of Arts in Education and become a future expert and change-maker in education.

The foundation of the Master's Programme in Changing Education is international and multicultural awareness and competence. 

As a graduate, you will be able to:

  • understand and apply the critical evaluation of topics independently, as well as in co-operation with other groups and communities
  • critically and analytically evaluate, reflect and gain information on the constantly changing nature of education and society
  • work ethically towards more socially just educational policies and systems
  • use methods from basic neuroscience and educational psychology to improve teaching and learning
  • continue your studies in a PhD programme
  • work on education-related issues as a well-qualified professional within administration, development, research and training, for example, in governmental and non-governmental organisations, municipalities, educational institutions, consultancies or companies within the education business

Career

The Changing Education Master’s programme gives students skills and knowledge needed for working on issues related to education in the positions of administration, development, research, and training. The graduates will have expertise in critical thinking and gaining information independently, as well as skills in scientific communication, and in applying theoretic knowledge and methods. 

The international and multicultural competence and awareness are the foundation of the Changing Education programme. The potential employers of the graduates might be governmental and non-governmental organizations, municipalities, educational institutions, companies working on education business, and consultancies.

Programme Structure

Topic areas:

  • Educational Psychology and Neuroscience 
  • Pedagogy, Educational Institutions, and Research-based Teacher Education
  • Education, Society and Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Educational documents:

  • An officially certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
  • An official transcript of records or an officially certified copy of the transcript
  • A diploma supplement (if available)
  • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.
If you wish to use any additional degrees or studies as grounds for application, please also submit the following documents related to them:
  • Certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
  • Official transcript of records or a certified copy of the transcript
  • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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