Public Administration, Leadership and Digitalization, Master | Åbo Akademi University | Turku, Finland
24 months
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8210 EUR/year
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About

The Nordic Master in Public Administration, Leadership, and Digitalization is a highly research focused Master’s programme of 120 ECTS. It is a programme offered jointly by three different universities; University of Gothenburg, NORD University in Bodø (Norway), and Åbo Akademi University (Finland).

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Overview

The Public Administration, Leadership and Digitalization   at Åbo Akademi University programme is directed at students coming from a social science background (minimum requirement of a bachelor degree of 180 ECTS) aiming at preparing for professional work in academia as well as within public sector organizations.

Learning outcomes

The programme will provide students with valuable insights into theory and practice, focusing on public administration, public finance and budgeting, and governance. The Nordic welfare models is highly integrated throughout the programme, together with a distinct perspective on how public sector organizations are affected by and adjusts to processes of digitalization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced methods in social science
  • Master thesis
  • Public Sector Management and Leadership
  • Public Sector Reform
  • Applied Organization Theory
  • Management of Public Resources

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be eligible for the Nordic Master in Public Administration, Leadership, and Digitalization programme, you need a bachelor’s degree of at least 180 ECTS within the field of social sciences (or equivalent). Within the bachelor’s degree you are required to have at least 7.5 ECTS of science theory and methodology.
  • It is not a formal requirement to have written a bachelor’s thesis within your degree, but for a successful completion of the programme you are recommended to have a high degree of proficiency in reading and writing academic text.
  • For students purposing to seek a semester at NORD University during their 2nd or 3rd semester (see above), admission requirements are as follows:
  • Business or management subjects 20 ECTS credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8210 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16421 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full education cost: 178000 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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