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.
The programme focuses on ethics, policy, planning, curriculum, evaluation and comparative research in education. It aims to develop the appropriate competencies and knowledge needed in planning, evaluation, research and development tasks in education and related fields in the midst of societal changes, both on the local and global levels.EdGlo Students and Alumni
Over the years (2006-2015) we have had 170 students from 56 different countries. Please, read the EdGlo student storiesto get an idea of what it feels like to study in a multicultural student group and live in Oulu.
Find out more about EdGlo students and alumni in Statistics (2015) and our webpages for current students. You can find us also on Facebook: edglounioulu and on Twitter: EdGloUniOulu.
Graduates of the programme will be able to
The professional foundations of the programme are related to tasks in research, planning, administration and teaching in the field of education, and also tasks in different organizations offering consultation and guidance.
EdGlo graduates are competent to work in national and international contexts in the public, private and civil society sectors, in occupations such as:
EdGlo studies include opportunities to combine theory and practice as the students are required to carry out aninternship period. Over the years our students have been working in a variety of organisations in Finland and abroad.Research
Research group closely connected to EdGlo is
Education, Diversity, Globalisation and Ethics (EDGE).
The programme is officially accredited by the Ministry of Education in Finland (decree on Master's Degree Programmes 1332/2007).
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score.
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The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6.
Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing).
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