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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   Technology for Integrated Water Management   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Advanced International Business Management and Marketing (Dual Award)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Master in Game Technology   comprehensive profile   NHTV Breda
comprehensive profile   Master in Media Innovation   comprehensive profile   NHTV Breda
comprehensive profile   3Continent Master in Strategic Marketing   comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Arts, Business and Creativity   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   E-Business (E-Marketing)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen   comprehensive profile   MCI Management Center Innsbruck
comprehensive profile   Political Science   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Applied Economic Sciences: Business Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   International Business Management   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Applied Economic Sciences: Economic Policy   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Physics   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Dirección de Empresas   comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   M.A. Mitteleuropäische Geschichte   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Consultancy and Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   Rotterdam Business School
comprehensive profile   European Master in Health Economics & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI Management Center Innsbruck
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Building Information Management   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Master of Innovation & Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Business Administration Major Tourism   comprehensive profile   Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft HTW Chur
comprehensive profile   M.A. Internationale Beziehungen – Europäische Studien   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Soziale Arbeit, Sozialpolitik & -management   comprehensive profile   MCI Management Center Innsbruck
comprehensive profile   Service Management and Design   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   Computer Science: Data Science   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Governance and Development   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Automotive Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Maritime and Air Transport Management   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   LL.M. Vergleichende Staats- und Rechtswissenschaften   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Innovation and Entrepreneurship   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   Software Product Engineering   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Information Architecture and Innovation   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Master of Global Management   comprehensive profile   Antwerp Management School
comprehensive profile   Advanced International Business Management (Dual Award)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Operations Management (Dual Award)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Management (specialization in Marketing)   comprehensive profile   UPF Barcelona School of Management
comprehensive profile   Chemistry   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   M.A. Europäische und Internationale Verwaltung   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Management   comprehensive profile   ESMT Berlin
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