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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   AgriFood Sustainability & Technology (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Engineering   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   Corporate Finance and Control   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Next Level Engineering   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   International Business and Management   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   International Sustainability Management   comprehensive profile   ESCP Business School
comprehensive profile   International Business & Law   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Development Evaluation and Management   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Technology and Physics   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Biomolecular Sciences: Biological Chemistry   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Erasmus Mundus Master of Applied Ecohydrology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Corporate Governance & Finance   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Occupational Health & Safety Top-Up (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   AgInnovation: Agricultural Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MSc)   comprehensive profile   National University of Ireland
comprehensive profile   Master International Marketing and Brand Management   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   Business Law   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   International Business & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Societal Resilience (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   History: Medical and Health Humanities   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Political Science   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health & Life Sciences: Community-based Health Technologies   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Masters in International Marketing   comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
comprehensive profile   Communication and Information Studies: Multimodal Communication   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Power System Analysis   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   International Relations   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Philosophy, Politics and Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Interaction and Experience Design MA/MSc   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   Regional & Urban Planning   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
comprehensive profile   Entrepreneurship & Tourismus   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Health Sciences: Prevention and Public Health   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Environmental Science - Higher Diploma   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   Food Science and Technology   comprehensive profile   University College Cork
comprehensive profile   Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise & Health (research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Drug Discovery and Safety: Diagnostics and Imaging   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Robotics- Undergraduate Certificate   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
comprehensive profile   History Today   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
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