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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   Physics   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Business Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Biotechnology   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Development Evaluation and Management (Advanced Master)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Executive MBA   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   European Master in Health Economics & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Master in Global Management   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
comprehensive profile   Masters in International Business   comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
comprehensive profile   Master International Business   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Teacher Education in English / German / French   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Mechatronik - Smart Technologies   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Entrepreneurship & Tourismus   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Business Administration Major Sustainable Business Development   comprehensive profile   Fachhochschule Graubünden (FHGR)
comprehensive profile   Soziale Arbeit, Sozialpolitik & -management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   International Health & Social Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Business Engineering: Financial Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Master International Marketing and Brand Management   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Digital Business Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Behavioral Ethics, Economics and Psychology   comprehensive profile   Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln Akademie GmbH (IW Akademie) in Kooperation mit der Technischen Hochschule Köln (TH Köln)
comprehensive profile   Master's degree in Management   comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   Lebensmitteltechnologie & Ernährung   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Energy and Climate (Postgraduate programme)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Master in Management   comprehensive profile   TUM Campus Heilbronn
comprehensive profile   Leading International Vaccinology Education (LIVE) (Erasmus Mundus)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   International Business & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Chemistry   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Full-time Master of Science in Management   comprehensive profile   Nyenrode Business Universiteit
comprehensive profile   Public Affairs and Democracy   comprehensive profile   Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Sciences: Neurosciences   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Risikomanagement und Finanzanalyse (berufsbegleitender M.Sc.)   comprehensive profile   Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
comprehensive profile   Business Psychology & Management online   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Business Transition   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Master in Management & Innovation   comprehensive profile   TUM Campus Heilbronn
comprehensive profile   Political Science   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Part-time MBA   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
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