Education and Globalisation

Education and Globalisation, Master of Education (2 years)

  • Become an expert in global education policy, education systems and curricula, quality, ethics and leadership

  • We educate students for socially responsible leadership in complex and diverse societies, environments, and work communities

  • A truly international group that ensures multiple perspectives

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Education and Globalisation is a full-time two-year international master's programme. The programme emphasises North-South-East-West dialogue and includes studies in international education, interculturalism, globalisation and their effects on various sectors of education.
The programme focuses on the following areas in education on both local and global levels:

  • ethics
  • policy
  • planning
  • curriculum
  • evaluation
  • comparative research

Students major in Educational Sciences. The programme includes a minor subject (Education in Transition) for those who have not studied Education in their previous studies. Other relevant minors can be chosen if student has studied education in previous studies.
To strengthen the work-life relevance and students’ professional development, the programme includes a mandatory internship period. Internship can be done in Finland or internationally in a variety of different settings, such as intergovernmental agencies, non-governmental organisations, or educational institutions.

After completing the programme, students are awarded a Master of Arts (Education) degree which enables them to continue their academic studies at doctoral level. This degree does not constitute a formal teaching qualification as such but students’ educational background, working experience and own interests affect the career paths of the graduates.

Future Career Opportunities
The professional foundations of the programme are related to tasks in research, planning, administration and teaching in the field of education, and also tasks in different organisations offering consultation and guidance. During the studies, students gain competence for working in national and international contexts in the public, private and civil society sectors, as professionals, such as:

  • project leaders
  • coordinators
  • educational consultants
  • evaluators
  • researchers
  • teachers
  • administrators