Studies at University of Oulu 2016-2017

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 (2016-2017)

Master's Programme in Nordic Philology

Studying Nordic Philology in the University of Oulu translates to a variety of courses in the Swedish language and culture, taught in Swedish. In addition to Swedish studies our selection of courses includes an introductory course in Icelandic.

At the master's level, the emphasis of teaching shifts to enhancing the students’ abilities in, and understanding of, the various disciplines within the subject, such as Language Pedagogics, Translation Studies, Business Communication, Literature, Sociolinguistics and Stylistics.

Kati Leinonen

Basic information

Name of the Degree: 
Master of Arts (MA)
Duration of studies: 
2 years
ECTS Credits: 
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
Business Communications Professional
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 483403
paula.rossi (at)
+358 (0)294 483416
kirsi.lepisto (at)
Tuition fees for citizens of non EU/EEA member states: 
No tuition fee


Next Application Period: 
December 15th 2015 - January 29th 2016 (15.00 UTC +2)

The master's programme is applied for through the The language of instruction in the major subject of the master’s programme is Swedish. In the minor subjects the main language of instruction 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.