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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   Virtual Visit   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
comprehensive profile   Religion, Conflict and Globalisation   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy: Neurological Conditions   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Economics   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Business Administration: Strategy & Organization   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Physics and Astronomy: Astronomy and Astrophysics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Political Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   International and European Law   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Master of Business Administration   comprehensive profile   Tio University of Applied Sciences
comprehensive profile   Environment and Resource Management: Global Water Challenges   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Archaeology: European Archaeology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Health Sciences: Nutrition and Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Executive Master of Public Administration   comprehensive profile   Hertie School
comprehensive profile   Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics: Real Estate Economics and Finance   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Drug Discovery and Safety: Synthesis of Drugs   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Science, Business & Innovation: Life and Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Masters in International Marketing   comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
comprehensive profile   Digital Business and Innovation   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Physics and Astronomy: Gravitation, Astro- and Particle Physics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Environment and Resource Management: Global Sustainable Futures   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Chemistry: Analytical Sciences   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   International Relations   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Linguistics: Language Consultancy and Linguistic Documentation   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Theory and History of Psychology   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   International Business & Law   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health & Life Sciences: Health and Life Sciences-based Policy   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Data Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Business Administration: Financial Management   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Applied Cognitive Neuroscience   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Voice Technology   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Business Analytics: Financial Risk Management   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Humanities: Global History (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   International Business Law: Climate Change and Corporations   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Econometrics and Operations Research: Quantitative Logistics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Lebensmitteltechnologie & Ernährung   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
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