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General overview

Masters degrees in Europe lasts one or two years, however part-time ones can take from two to four years. Generally the duration depends on the country and the university. Part-time studies are suitable for people with careers and/or families.

Admission to a Masters degree programme requires a Bachelors degree and usually that degree has to be in the same subject as the Masters.

There is a wide range of different types of Masters degrees, and the number of variations seems to be growing. The degree types often depend on the subject area itself as well as the awarding institution. The assortment of subject specific Masters degrees is vast; however, the list below enumerates some of the most common and more important ones:

  • Master of Arts (MA), typically awarded in the arts, humanities and social sciences
  • Master of Science (MSc), typically awarded in the natural sciences, mathematics and ICTS subjects
  • Master of Law (LLM), awarded for in law programmes
  • Master of Engineering (MEng), awarded in engineering
  • Master of Architecture (MArch), awarded in architecture
  • Master of Education (MEd), awarded in education
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil), awarded in philosophy programmes

In some cases a Master of Arts and a Master of Sciences can be awarded interchangeably for the same subjects, depending on the awarding institution. For example, some universities award an MSc for Political Science, whereas others award an MA for the subject field.

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    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Mediterranean Archaeology   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Competitiveness and Innovation   comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Marketing   comprehensive profile   University of Lugano
comprehensive profile   Business Information Systems   comprehensive profile   City University of Hong Kong, Department of Information Systems
comprehensive profile   Master of Global Management   comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Earth Sciences   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master of Science Leisure Studies   comprehensive profile   NHTV Breda
comprehensive profile   Master of Global Supply Chain Management   comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Communication Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Linguistics: Linguistics of European Languages   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Computing Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Green Life Sciences   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Comparative Organisation and Labour Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Urban and Regional Planning   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Gender, Sexuality and Society   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Italian Literature and Civilisation   comprehensive profile   University of Lugano
comprehensive profile   Cyber-Physical and Embedded Systems   comprehensive profile   University of Lugano
comprehensive profile   Mathematics   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Corporate Communication   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Marketing & Sales   comprehensive profile   EAE Business School
comprehensive profile   Accounting Finance and Strategic Investment   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Information Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Human Geography   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   E-Business (E-Marketing)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Astronomy and Astrophysics: Gravitation Astroparticle Physics   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Financial Engineering (FE)   comprehensive profile   HECTOR School of Engineering & Management
comprehensive profile   Media Studies: Television and Cross-Media Culture   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   LL.M. Vergleichende Staats- und Rechtswissenschaften   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   European Law   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Operations and Supply Chain Management   comprehensive profile   University of Lugano
comprehensive profile   Theology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Political Science: European Union in a Global Union   comprehensive profile   University of Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Development Evaluation and Management   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen   comprehensive profile   MCI Management Center Innsbruck
comprehensive profile   M.A. Europäische und Internationale Verwaltung   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   International Economics and Finance   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Logistik (MSc Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management)   comprehensive profile   KLU Kühne Logistics University
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