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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   Master International Business   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Computer Science: Big Data Engineering   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Humanities: Critical Studies in Art and Culture (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Governance and Development   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Philosophy: Philosophy, Bioethics and Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Executive Master of Public Administration   comprehensive profile   Hertie School
comprehensive profile   Cognitive Neuroscience (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   International Master's Programme in Computer Engineering   comprehensive profile   Mid Sweden University
comprehensive profile   Entrepreneurship (Joint Degree UvA-VU)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Sciences: Neurobiology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Computational Science   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   European Master in Health Economics & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Executive Master of Business Administration in Media Management   comprehensive profile   Hamburg Media School GmbH
comprehensive profile   Chemistry: Molecular Sciences   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Biology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Tourism   comprehensive profile   Mid Sweden University
comprehensive profile   Social and Cultural Anthropology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Tourism and Change   comprehensive profile   Fachhochschule Graubünden (FHGR)
comprehensive profile   History: Religion and Society   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Data Driven Design   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Computer Science   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Accounting and Control   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Masterstudiengang Medizinrecht (LL.M.) - OTH Amberg-Weiden / ARBER-Seminare (Studienort Nürnberg)   comprehensive profile   OTH Amberg-Weiden / ARBER-Seminare
comprehensive profile   Artificial Intelligence: Cognitive Science   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Law: International Technology Law   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Biology   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Theology and Religious Studies (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Master International Marketing and Brand Management   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Maritime and Air Transport Management   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Teacher Education in English / German   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Ethics of Education: Philosophy, History and Law   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Transnational Ecosystem-based Water Management   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy: Neurological Conditions   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Archaeology: European Archaeology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Population Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Umwelt-, Verfahrens- & Energietechnik   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Economics: Global Challenges   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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