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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.

Look at the list of Masters degree programmes and find yours!

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Supply Chain Management & Logistics   comprehensive profile   EAE Business School
comprehensive profile   International Trade, Strategy and Operations   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   e-Business Management   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   Advanced International Business Management (Dual Award)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Economics of Globalisation and European Integration (Erasmus Mundus)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Applied Economic Sciences: Business Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Comparative Public Policy and Welfare Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Design Management   comprehensive profile   IED Istituto Europeo Di Design
comprehensive profile   Fashion Management   comprehensive profile   IED Istituto Europeo Di Design
comprehensive profile   Fashion Communication and Styling   comprehensive profile   IED Istituto Europeo Di Design
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Automotive Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   Management Accounting   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Economic Analysis   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Political Science   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   Communication Management   comprehensive profile   UPF Barcelona School of Management
comprehensive profile   Engineering - Electronics   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Brand Management and Marketing Communication   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   International Business   comprehensive profile   EAE Business School
comprehensive profile   Strategy and Organization   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Economics    comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   AI Engineering   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Engineering Business Management   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   EDUCARE The Swedish Preschool Model   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Finance   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Full Time MBA   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
comprehensive profile   Environmental and Resource Management   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Cyber Security   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   Management (MiM)   comprehensive profile   CUHK Business School
comprehensive profile   Digital Business   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Automotive Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Master of Business Administration   comprehensive profile   CUHK Business School
comprehensive profile   Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy: Internal Conditions   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Computational biomedicine   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Management (specialization in Business Analytics)   comprehensive profile   UPF Barcelona School of Management
comprehensive profile   Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management   comprehensive profile   University of Warwick - WMG
comprehensive profile   Advanced International Business Management and Marketing (Dual Award)   comprehensive profile   Newcastle University Business School
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