M.A. Learning, Education and Technology

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • Free (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

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University of Oulu | Oulu, Finland
The Masterís Degree Programme in Learning, Education and Technology (LET) educates experts in learning. The contents of the program are based on central and recent research in the learning sciences and technology-enhanced learning. The core of the education consists of three theoretical viewpoints: self-regulated learning, collaborative learning, and the learning of expertise.



In addition, the program includes the exploration of the significance of learning and educational technologies in the working life and the society both now and in the future.

Career opportunities

Graduates from the LET program are competent to work for example in professions such as teachers, educators, educational consultants, human resources developers, project leaders, coordinators, researchers, and administrators in both the private and public sectors.

Objectives - LET graduates are able to

  • make use of the essential learning theories in the contexts of individual and collaborative learning, human resources, and life-long learning
  • pedagogically evaluate different technologies in interaction, learning, and content production
  • explain the process of self-regulated learning and develop their self-regulated and co-regulated learning skills
  • explicate practical and theoretical means for learning expertise, and can monitor and reflect their progress to be an expert
  • work collaboratively in different learning communities
  • use research literature and research methods from the field of the learning sciences and educational technologies, as well as conduct scientific research combining learning and technology
  • recognize the role of educational technology in the structures of the higher education institution, the working life and the society, and are able to take it into consideration in their own working life


Technology-enhanced individual and collaborative learning methods are used in the practical implementation of the LET program. The studies are implemented in collaboration with domestic and international research and teaching partners. In addition, collaboration with the working life is central to the implementation of the program. The studies will be completed in two academic years as both contact and online teaching. Teaching will be organized as full-time study. After completing the program, students are awarded a Master of Arts (Education) degree which enables them to continue their academic studies at doctoral level. This degree does not constitute a formal teaching qualification.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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  • ( General

    General deadline, applies to everyone.

Tuition fee
  • Free (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


University of Oulu does not charge tuition fees from international degree students starting their studies in the Autumn Semester 2016.

Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Courses Included:
  • Learning Theory and Pedagogical Use of Technology
  • Self-Regulated Learning
  • Learning of Expertise
  • Designing Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Literature
  • Qualitative methodology


General Academic Requirements

A successful applicant has obtained their first academic degree, normally a Bachelorís degree or equivalent, from an institution of higher education. As a rule, the Bachelorís degree is the lower academic degree. This degree should be equivalent of at least three years of full-time studies (180 ECTS).

Language Requirements

All applicants are required to prove a high level of proficiency in English language. All programmes ask the applicant to submit documented evidence of their level of English.

LET Programme Specific Academic Requirements

The applicants must meet the following minimum terms:

a) Bachelor's degree or equivalent higher education degree; preference will be given to the applicants with a background in education or in humanities.

- Applicants with a background in other academic fields (e.g. information processing sciences, information studies, psychology, economics etc.) are eligible to apply as well.
- Applicants with a Bachelor's degree from a Finnish University of Applied Sciences (former Polytechnic) are eligible to apply as well.

b) Sufficient English language proficiency: All teaching will be in English and therefore English language proficiency is required of all students.

- The level of English language will be assessed during the interview in the second stage of the student selection, if an applicant has been selected for the interview.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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