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.
In the new Master’s Programme in Changing Education from University of Helsinki, starting in autumn, you get an understanding of education as a dynamic and transformable construct from the individual neural level to global policies. Your studies are theory-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
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.
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- Educational Psychology and Neuroscience
- Pedagogy, Educational Institutions, and Research-based Teacher Education
Education, Society and Culture
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Educational Psychology Teaching View 6 other Masters in Teaching in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.
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International18000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.