Masters in Education

Education degrees focus on training professionals who can transfer knowledge, best practices, values and norms to a certain group, mainly children and youth. Usually associated with the notion of teaching, education involves preparing future professional teachers/trainers on how to deliver education and how to help pupils develop intellectual, moral or physical capabilities. Education discipline integrates knowledge of child psychology, communication sciences and the degree is usually in conjunction with another Bachelor or Master degree or a double major in the subject the student wants to teach. The study of pedagogy is closely connected with education, as it focuses on the essence and characteristics of the educational phenomenon, the purpose and the tasks of education, the value and the limits, the content, the principles, the methods and the forms of the educational processes.

Students enrolled in an education degree develop creativity, basic organisational skills and oral and written communication skills – required for an effective and engaging teaching style and methods according to pupils’ age and the ability to present difficult concepts comprehensibly.

Graduates of educational studies are qualified to practice teaching as profession in educational institutions for which they have been trained. The most common career paths are: teacher, trainer, tutor, school administrator, school counsellor, education counsellor/specialist within various organisations, youth/child care worker.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

IEC: International Educating Class IEC: International Educating Class, Master
  • Any time
  • EEA € 1,500 per semester
  • International € 1,500 per semester
  • 12 months

If you seek to contribute to the building of peace, sustainable development, and intercultural dialogue through education, the IEC: International Educating Class programme at UC Leuven-Limburg blends theory and practice of capacity building, development work, and education into one exploratory and enterprising trajectory.

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Educational Leadership Educational Leadership, M.A.
  • Sep 2017
  • International € 10,000
  • 24 months

The aim of the Educational Leadership programme from University of Jyväskylä is to develop internationally oriented professionals and experts for the field of education and educational leadership. Our multicultural programme is based on the Finnish experience on education utilizing our wide international network.

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Educational Sciences: Curriculum Design and Innovation Educational Sciences: Curriculum Design and Innovation, M.Sc.
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 890 per year
  • International € 2,950 per year
  • 24 months

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) two-year Master in Educational Sciences: Curriculum Design and Innovation aims to prepare students for academic and professional interventions in the field of educational innovation.

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Sociology of Education Sociology of Education, M.A.
  • Aug 2017
  • International € 20,800
  • EEA € 0
  • 24 months

Education, and the way students should be educated, is a heavily debated and political subject. The Master Programme in Sociology of Education focuses on the analysis of what education really is and what functions it fulfils. As a student in the programme, you will acquire the means to make independent and advanced analyses of education as a social phenomenon, shaped by historical, cultural and economic conditions. It will prepare you for a career in research or the area of education administration.

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Learning, Education and Technology Learning, Education and Technology, M.A.
  • Any time
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • International € 13,000 per year
  • 24 months

Learning, Education and Technology is a full-time two-year international Master’s Programme at the University of Oulu. Upon completing it, students are awarded a Master of Arts (Education) degree leading to doctoral studies.

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Social Sciences and Educational Sciences Social Sciences and Educational Sciences, Master
  • Any time
  • EEA € 400 per year
  • International € 400 per year
  • 24 months

This international, multidisciplinary, research-based Master In Social Sciences and Educational Sciences from the University of Luxembourg addresses topics at the nexus of education and society and key challenges facing contemporary societies and welfare states.

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Interventions in Childhood Interventions in Childhood, M.A.
  • Aug 2017
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • International € 12,009 per year
  • 12 months

The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood is an interdisciplinary education focusing on effective interventions for children in need of support — beyond what is normally provided to all children. This Interventions in Childhood programme is offered by Jönköping University.

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Education and Globalisation Education and Globalisation, M.A.
  • Any time
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • International € 13,000 per year
  • 24 months

MA in Education and Globalisation at the University of Oulu is a full-time two-year international Master's programme. Students major in educational sciences. The central aim of the programme is to develop quality in education and to equip students to exercise socially responsible leadership in complex and diverse societies.

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Educational Science and Technology Educational Science and Technology, M.Sc.
  • Feb 2017
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • International € 10,581 per year
  • 12 months

The Master of Science (MSc) programme in Educational Science and Technology is for anyone fascinated by education and training, yet not intending to become a teacher.

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Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation, Master
  • Any time
  • EEA € 4,243 per year
  • International € 4,243 per year
  • 24 months

The Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation Master's programme at National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) is developed for ambitious students who share our vision: Understanding, exploring, developing, and teaching about the interaction of science, technology, and innovation with society, organisations, and countries as well as generating sustainable value and achieving measurable success from these interactions.

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Science Education and Communication Science Education and Communication, M.Sc.
  • Feb 2017
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • International € 10,581 per year
  • 24 months

Do you have a technical Bachelor’s degree and a desire to share your knowledge with young people or adults? If so, the teacher training Master’s in Science Education & Communication is ideal for you!

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Educational Technologies Educational Technologies, M.Ed.
  • Any time
  • EEA € 3,242 per year
  • International € 4,000 per year
  • 24 months

A graduate of the Educational Technologies programme at Kaunas University of Technology has relevant knowledge in education and applied technologies and is able to apply them in new educational situations on the level of institutions and educational process, also is able to use information communication technologies for teaching and learning, to use relevant information and data for decision making in education.

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