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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   Medical Technologies   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Actuarial and Financial Engineering   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Folkloristics and Applied Heritage Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Next Level Engineering   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Engineering Management   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Industrial Design   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Advanced Master in Water Sustainability: integrating technology and nature-based solutions (Think Water)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Computer Science   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Fashion Marketing - From Strategy to Branding   comprehensive profile   IED Istituto Europeo Di Design
comprehensive profile   Materials Science and Engineering (M.Sc.)   comprehensive profile   Fachhochschule Münster
comprehensive profile   Hanken Master´s Degree Programme   comprehensive profile   Hanken School of Economics
comprehensive profile   Applied Measurement Science   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Master of Science Leisure and Tourism Studies   comprehensive profile   Breda University of Applied Sciences
comprehensive profile   Global Management   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
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   Bioengineering   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   M.A. Mitteleuropäische Geschichte   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Educational Technology   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Finance   comprehensive profile   Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
comprehensive profile   International Health & Social Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   International Marketing   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Masters in Disruptive Innovation   comprehensive profile   Hult International Business School
comprehensive profile   Biomedical Sciences: Neurosciences   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Innovation and Technology Management   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Master International Marketing and Brand Management   comprehensive profile   Munich Business School
comprehensive profile   International Business   comprehensive profile   Deusto Business School - University of Deusto
comprehensive profile   M.A. Europäische und Internationale Verwaltung   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Soziale Arbeit, Sozialpolitik & -management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   LL.M. Vergleichende Staats- und Rechtswissenschaften   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   MA in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management   comprehensive profile   Berlin School of Business and Innovation
comprehensive profile   International Business & Law   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   MS in Business Analytics   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
comprehensive profile   Master of Industrial Engineering (I-ENG) Specialism 1: Agile Factory Management (AFM) Specialism 2: Smart and Connected Enterprise (SCE)   comprehensive profile   Centrale Nantes (ECN)
comprehensive profile   International Business & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   M.A. International Social Sciences   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
comprehensive profile   Teacher Education in English / German   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Sustainable Communication   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
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