Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability, Master | University of Eastern Finland | Joensuu, Finland
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Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability

24 months
Duration
8000 EUR/year
Free
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About

The two-year Master’s Degree Programme in Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability at the University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary programme focusing on pedagogical approaches to promote sustainability through education.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability programme at the University of Eastern Finland is divided into orientation studies, methodological studies, subject studies, and other studies. The curriculum of the programme has a global focus and it offers a wide opportunity to learn about the sustainability from ecological, cultural or/and social aspects with a pedagogical viewpoint. The themes considered are related to teaching and learning in different subjects and educational contexts.
  • The programme tackles global and current issues of sustainability and will be considered from the viewpoint of teaching and pedagogy constituting the core of Finnish educational expertise recognized worldwide. The programme provides academic tools for developing students’ theoretical and empirical understanding of sustainability and recognizing it in teaching. In the course of their studies, students will learn how to apply their knowledge and skills to planning, implementing, and assessing different learning activities in primary and secondary school.

Programme Structure

  • Orientation studies provide students with useful tools indispensable for successful completion of the courses included in the curriculum. They familiarize students with the University of Eastern Finland, present the core of the Finnish educational system in general, as well as introduce the main learning objectives, content and evaluation criteria of the programme.  
  • Major studies aim at deepening students' academic skills related to research methodology in educational sciences. They also prepare students to plan and execute their research activities related to the topic of their Master's thesis. Content studies, constituting an integral part of the major studies, include courses dealing with sustainability in the educational context.
  • Other studies may include any university-level courses that serve to deepen students' expertise related to the topic of their master's thesis or personal interests.  

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 specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree certificate(s). The degree certificate should include the name of the institution awarding the degree, the date of issue, the name of the degree and the name of the degree holder.
  • Transcript of academic records. The transcript should include full titles and completion period of the units that the student has completed for the degree (or at the very least the overall study time at the institution), grades and credit points obtained together with information on the grading scale used at the institution at the time of study.
  • Certificate of English proficiency. For detailed information about submitting the language test reports, see language requirements.
  • Copy of the identification page of passport.
  • Motivation letter. The letter should depict applicant's educational goals and study objectives for the University of Eastern Finland and explain their personal motives for choosing this particular programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 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 Joensuu

700 - 1000 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
13000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
University of Eastern - Finland Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Eastern Finland
Kuopio, Finland
Independent provider
Grant
200000 INR
Deadline
Not specified
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
08 Jan 2024
The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Crowder Law Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
19 Feb 2024
The Blossom Law Caregiver Scholarship
Merit-based

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Blossom Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTSing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
06 Nov 2023
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2023
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available

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