Studies at University of Oulu 2015-2016

The University of Oulu offers study opportunities with a solid academic foundation ranging from 5-6 year degree programmes and master’s programmes to doctoral training. There are also several possibilities such as open university studies, executive training and continuing education for developing and maintaining skills and competencies.

In addition to a variety of student exchange programmes, international master’s degree programmes in English are offered in six fields of study, making the university an international study environment.

Other Master's Programmes (2015-2016)

Master's Programme in Educational Sciences

It is possible at the Faculty of Education to file an application to complete only the degree of Master of Arts in the Education Programme.

The major subject in this programme is education .

The Master's studies in education provide diversified skills for duties in educational planning, administration and research. The education can also provide eligibility for teaching duties in adult education.

Juha Sarkkinen

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Arts MA (education)
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Planning Officer
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 483607
pauli.siljander (at)
+358 (0) 294 483661 (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15th 2014 – January 30th 2015 (15.00 UTC +2)

The language of instruction in the master’s programme is Finnish. Applicants have to both apply in Finnish and be able to study in Finnish. Applicants are asked to prove their Finnish language skills in the admissions process.