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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   Biomedical Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Business Administration    comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Human Geography   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Physician Assistance   comprehensive profile   Carl Remigius Medical School
comprehensive profile   Master in Analytics and Artificial Intelligence   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   Data Driven Design   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Economics   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Erasmus Mundus Master of Applied Ecohydrology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Artificial Intelligence   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Lebensmitteltechnologie & Ernährung   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Religion and Cultural Heritage   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Master of International Affairs   comprehensive profile   Hertie School
comprehensive profile   Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Management & Innovation - TUM Track   comprehensive profile   TUM School of Management Heilbronn
comprehensive profile   Environmental and Infrastructure Planning   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Economic Development and Globalization   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Computational Cognitive Science   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Psychology & Sustainability   comprehensive profile   Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
comprehensive profile   Next Level Engineering   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   European and International Business Management   comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   Berufsbegleitender MBA (Hybrid, Part-Time)   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
comprehensive profile   Business Administration Major Sustainable Business Development   comprehensive profile   Fachhochschule Graubünden (FHGR)
comprehensive profile   Management, Communication & IT   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   History Today   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   InterculturAd - Werbung interkulturell   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
comprehensive profile   Internationale Beziehungen   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
comprehensive profile   Niederlande-Deutschland-Studien   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   International Business & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Betriebswirtschaftslehre   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
comprehensive profile   Biology   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   International Business Communication   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   International Business and Management   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   International Law of Global Security, Peace & Development   comprehensive profile   Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
comprehensive profile   Global Online MBA   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
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