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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   Computer and Communications Systems (MEng)   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   Energy Systems   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   Interactive Media   comprehensive profile   University College Cork
comprehensive profile   Human Geography   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Environments (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Materials Science & Engineering   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Engineering (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Mechanical Engineering (ME)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics: Transport Economics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Data Science and Statistical Learning - MSc   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   Theology and Religious Studies (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Mechanical Engineering   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   Advanced Master in Water Sustainability: integrating technology and nature-based solutions (Think Water)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Next Level Engineering   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Philosophy   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Computing Science   comprehensive profile   University College Cork
comprehensive profile   Theology and Religious Studies: Interreligious Studies   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Earth Sciences: Global Environmental Change and Policy   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Health Sciences: International Public Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Medical Technologies   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Coastal and Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy and Practice (MSc   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Linguistics: Text Mining   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Engineering - Electrical and Electronic Engineering   comprehensive profile   University College Cork
comprehensive profile   Niederlande-Deutschland-Studien   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Computer Science—Data Analytics (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Erasmus Mundus Master of Applied Ecohydrology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Humanities: Linguistics (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Aeronautical Engineering (MSc)   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   Engineering - Sustainable Energy   comprehensive profile   University College Cork
comprehensive profile   AgriFood Sustainability & Technology (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Business Administration: Financial Management   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Environment and Resource Management: Global Food Challenges   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Biomolecular Science - (MSc) (Online)   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   Linguistics   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Environmental Technology   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   Drug Discovery and Safety: Drug Disposition and Safety Assessment   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Philosophy: Philosophy, Bioethics and Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master of Data Science for Public Policy   comprehensive profile   Hertie School
comprehensive profile   Medical Physics (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Hydrology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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