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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after completing approximately two years of study when taking a full load of credits.

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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Our Master Program in Computing Science is directed towards students how to want to develop a deep understanding of the field, together with a scientific attitude charact ... [+]

Our Master Program in Computing Science is directed towards students how to want to develop a deep understanding of the field, together with a scientific attitude characterized by logical reasoning and critical analysis. We want to make sure that you cannot only repeat and apply the facts you have learned but also extend that knowledge by drawing your own conclusions. In the best of cases, this will enable you to continue your education on a Ph.D. program at Umeå University or somewhere else. At the very least, you should have acquired the knowledge and skills making it possible for you to work with challenging scientific problems in industrial research and development. Our teachers, who at the same time are successful scientists in the areas they teach, will help you to reach this goal.... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
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2 years
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University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Arts

Do you want to change the world? Do you want to challenge social and cultural norms about gender, ethnicity, sexuality, class, functionality, age? Are you interested in w ... [+]

Do you want to change the world? Do you want to challenge social and cultural norms about gender, ethnicity, sexuality, class, functionality, age? Are you interested in working with issues of gender and equality in your everyday practice? Then Gendering Practices is the master’s programme for you. The programme will help you understand your practical work with theories of power relations and equality work, and provide you with methodological insights into the field of gender studies and research.

Gendering Practices will prepare you for an international labour market that requires advanced knowledge about – and critical perspectives on – power relations, equality work, and social and cultural norms. ... [-]

Sweden Gothenburg
September 2019
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2 years
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University of Borås

A master degree is an introduction to academic research, and will make the graduate eligible for PhD studies in both Sweden and abroad. At the Department of Information T ... [+]

Top Masters in Sweden 2019.

Programme Overview

This one-year program targets motivated students with an undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems, information technology, software engineering or a similar subject. The overall goal is for you to acquire deeper knowledge and more advanced skills in IT, specifically the ability to handle complex problems related to software development and IT-use, in a systematic and scientific way.

Content

The programme contains the following courses:

Research Methods in Social Science (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Trends in Informatics (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Business Intelligence (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Business Process Modelling (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Data Mining (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) System Development Philosophies (Advanced level, 7.5 credits) Thesis for Master’s (one year) Degree in Informatics (15 credits) ... [-]
Sweden Borås
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Karolinska Institutet

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses ... [+]

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies.

Do you envision yourself working in the life science industry in the future? As a graduate from the Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship (MBE), you will have a solid foundation for working with the development and management of projects and companies in the life science field.

A key concept within this programme is the application of knowledge in the real world. We use real cases to learn from and many of the lecturers are experienced business leaders who share their knowledge and act as inspiration. The programme is interdisciplinary with regards to the background of both the students as well as teachers and the pedagogical methods that are used in the programme.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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2 years
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Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University

The Master's programme in Management provides students with the opportunity to acquire the managerial skills needed to deal with the complex, global, and constantly. ... [+]

Master's Programme in Management, 120 ECTS

The Master's programme in Management provides students with the opportunity to acquire the managerial skills needed to deal with the complex, global, and constantly changing the world of business. Intellectually challenging tasks are combined with real-life applications in the areas of strategic and change management, project management, and human resource management.

Because we acknowledge the limitations of traditional theory, we balance our programme with the most recent research achievements, better preparing our students for a working life in contemporary and future corporate and community worlds.

The international dimension permeates the issues and applications dealt with in the courses, and internationalization is an integrated part of the educational environment. Level of Education: Second-degree studies.... [-]

Sweden Umeå
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Linnaeus University

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations. Analysis with Mathematical Physics gives you a com ... [+]

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations.

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career.

There are three specializations (all end with a master thesis work).

Analysis with Mathematical Physics: Gives you a comprehensive education in mathematics, aimed at mathematical physics. You study courses in complex analysis, distribution theory, and partial differential equations

We also have an agreement with the University of Insubria in Como in Italy, where a corresponding programme is offered. This means that you have a large selection of courses to choose from. You also have the possibility to, without any study fees, study one or two semesters in Como in order to be conferred a so-called double degree i.e., a degree from two different universities, which may be an advantage if you are considering an international career.... [-]

Sweden Teleborg
September 2019
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2 years
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Blekinge Institute of Technology

If you are interested in societal issues and the built environment and want to advance your undergraduate studies by specialising in planning, this is the right programme ... [+]

If you are interested in societal issues and the built environment and want to advance your undergraduate studies by specialising in planning, this is the right programme for you!

You will be introduced to the overall context of spatial planning, its cultural heritage and the various forms of governance in society. You will be trained to work in a multidisciplinary planning project and immerse yourself thematically in the various challenges of planning, including sustainability, equality, justice and the environment. In addition, you will apply your newfound knowledge by examining the outcomes of planning in different geographic contexts in order to develop an in-depth understanding of the social, spatial and environmental impact of policies and plans. The programme concludes with an independent project. Job prospects for graduates of the programme are very good.... [-]

Sweden Karlskrona
September 2019
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Full-time
1 year
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EIT Digital Master School

For anyone interested in a career related to self-driving cars, robotics or artificial intelligence, EIT Digital Masters School offers a two-year master programme in Auto ... [+]

Why study Autonomous Systems at EIT Digital Master School?

Are you interested in an international career related to self-driving cars, robotics or artificial intelligence? The Master programme Autonomous Systems (AUS) is for you!

The MSc Autonomous Systems is a combination of computer science and electronic engineering. In computer science, relevant skills include the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robot vision. In electronic engineering, relevant fields are automation, control, embedded systems, and communications.

The curriculum combines the technical major in Autonomous Systems (Technical major 75%) with a minor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) (business minor 25%). You will learn how to bring innovation to the market and how to develop a successful business model. These additional entrepreneurial skills will give you your ticket to a successful career.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
August 2020
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Full-time
2 years
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Jönköping University

Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of ... [+]

Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of media and communication for global sustainability.

In a time where anthropogenic climate change is threatening the life conditions on which we all depend, and where inequality, wars, and armed conflicts remain global problems, the need for global sustainability becomes urgent.

SusCom is a master’s programme where you will study the relationship between media and communication and the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainability. The programme is offered in close cooperation with the research environment Sustainable Communication at Jönköping University, which has published extensively in the areas of environmental communication, global journalism, transmedia storytelling, and communication for development.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
August 2019
English
Full-time
1 - 2 years
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Lund University

The Master’s Programme in Music has specialisations in Composition, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal St ... [+]

The Master’s Programme in Music has specialisations in Composition, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal Studies or Vocal and Drama Studies.

The Master’s Programme in Music aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms – either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for independent study. In addition, on completion of the programme, the student must have acquired well-developed entrepreneurial skills that increase his/her professional versatility in an ever-changing cultural life.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
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Örebro University

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organisation's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a b ... [+]

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organisation's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the field, our programme includes courses considering organisational, social and technical aspects of information security.

During the first year, students will gain a broad understanding of information security and develop advanced knowledge and skills within information security management. The second year aims to develop advanced knowledge and skills in research and investigation. Students will learn how to develop and communicate knowledge within the field of study as well as increase their degree of reflection on research and practice within the field. Teaching is based on case-based learning and flipped classroom pedagogy. These pedagogical methods encourage students to active learning and to develop their problem-solving skills which are necessary to address the complexity of information security management in organisations. By working with cases developed in collaboration with our industry partners, the students gain a deeper understanding and practical field experience.... [-]

Sweden Örebro
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Université de Lorraine

The EMerald Master programme was created to answer the urgent need expressed by the European Union to create a resource-efficient Europe. ... [+]

Highlights

Innovative Education in Geometallurgy and Circular Economy (2-year master course = 120 ECTS)

The EMerald master is labelled by both Erasmus + and EIT

Participating Universities

University of Liège Belgium (main coordinator) University of Lorraine, ENSG Nancy France Luleå Institute of Technology Sweden TU Bergakademie Freiberg Germany

Diploma

The consortium will deliver a triple diploma (one from each university where the student attended lectures) and a Diploma Supplement from the coordinating university:

Ingénieur Civil des Mines et Géologue delivered by University of Liège (ULiège) Master Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes Environnement delivered by University of Lorraine (UL) Master of Science – Major: Geosciences delivered by Luleå University of Technology (LTU) Master in Mechanical and Process Engineering delivered by Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (TUBAF) – EIT Label Certificate ... [-]
Sweden Luleå
September 2020
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2 years
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Stockholm University

Welcome to the Department of Astronomy! Our MSc programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy, closely connected to world-leading research. Whether ... [+]

Welcome to the Department of Astronomy! Our MSc programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy, closely connected to world-leading research. Whether you are interested in black holes, cosmology, exo-planets or exploding stars, this two-year programme is the right choice for you. The programme covers both theoretical and observational approaches to modern astronomy. Our students acquire skills in current research methods and proficiency to analyze, evaluate and present complex astrophysical data.

Reasons to choose

First class education and close connection to department research:

Stockholm University is one of the 100 highest ranked universities in the world and a leading European university. The Department of Astronomy covers world-leading research, including both theoretical as well as more observational and experimental research. With all our teachers being active researchers, you are offered various ways to get in contact with recent advancements in each respective field through lectures, laboratory sessions or degree projects.... [-]

Sweden Östermalm
September 2019
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2 years
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Malmö University

The two-year master program aims to produce designers who can articulate and develop cutting-edge practices in key areas of interaction design: tangible and sensor-based ... [+]

Interaction design concerns the design of digital artifacts and digitally mediated communication, with a focus on user experience.

Interaction design is a rapidly changing discipline, and we maintain the relevance of our education by working with real-world design cases and outside clients that include local industry partners, as well as cultural and civic organizations. Navigating a shifting design landscape also requires the critical mindset of a scholar, and we foster reflective design by teaching research skills and involving students in active research projects.

The two-year master program aims to produce designers who can articulate and develop cutting-edge practices in key areas of interaction design: tangible and sensor-based interaction, wearable and embodied interaction, game design, participatory design practices, critical design, social innovation and collaborative media development. Students approach these genres within a broad context that considers the social, political and ethical consequences of their designs.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
September 2019
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Full-time
2 years
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Dalarna University

The sheer amount of data that is being produced each and every day is redefining our world: according to IBM, 90 percent of all current data has been created in the last ... [+]

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The sheer amount of data that is being produced each and every day is redefining our world: according to IBM, 90 percent of all current data has been created in the last two years alone. The collection and evaluation of this data can transform behaviors, business models, markets and every imaginable organizational structure. The Business Intelligence Program at Dalarna University prepares you to be at the center of this transformation working within private companies, public organizations and research institutions.

Our program provides you with both hands-on training in the collection and interpretation of data as well as broad knowledge and an understanding of how data analysis is used for decision-making within organizations. You will gain a unique cross-disciplinary skill-set that will prepare you for jobs both of the present day and of the future.... [-]

Sweden Borlänge
September 2019
English
1 year
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