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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   Advanced Master in Water Sustainability: integrating technology and nature-based solutions (Think Water)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Biology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Data Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Master in Management   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   International and European Law   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   International Business Law: Climate Change and Corporations   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master in Management   comprehensive profile   Luxembourg School of Business
comprehensive profile   Biology: Biodiversity, Conservation and Restoration   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   International Law of Global Security, Peace & Development   comprehensive profile   Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
comprehensive profile   Bioinformatics and Systems Biology: Systems Biology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Artificial Intelligence: Cognitive Science   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Marketing   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Master International Marketing and Brand Management   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Masters in International Business   comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
comprehensive profile   Global Health   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Executive MBA   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   Linguistics and Literature: English   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Philosophy: Philosophy, Bioethics and Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology   comprehensive profile   Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
comprehensive profile   Soziale Arbeit, Sozialpolitik & -management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Physics   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Cognitive Neuropsychology (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Theology and Religious Studies: Exploring a Discipline   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master of Business Administration   comprehensive profile   Tio University of Applied Sciences
comprehensive profile   International Health & Social Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Business Administration   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Management   comprehensive profile   TUM School of Management Heilbronn
comprehensive profile   History: Global History and International Studies   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Humanities: Literature and Contested Spaces (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Marketing   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Globalisation and Development   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Physics and Astronomy: Gravitation, Astro- and Particle Physics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Part-time MBA in Business Innovation   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   Physics and Astronomy: Theoretical Physics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   International Business Law: Commercial Transactions   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master of Digital Text Analysis   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
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