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Best Master Degrees in Sweden 2019

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after completing approximately two years of study when taking a full load of credits.

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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally ... [+]

Master's Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology

Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. The Master of Science Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. The program is based upon a set of coordinated courses which together amount to 80 credits (120 ECTS credits) spread over two years. Up-to-date knowledge is provided about plant cell and molecular biology as well as plant growth and development. This is applied in the fields of plant breeding, biotechnology, and functional genomics. The program is organized by the Department of Plant Physiology (Umeå University) and the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) which together form the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The education is anchored around the various research topics of UPSC.... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
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Full-time
2 years
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University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Arts

Logic is traditionally defined as the study of formal aspects of valid reasoning, but today many logicians see logic as a more general study of formal systems and their a ... [+]

Logic, Master’s Program


Logic is traditionally defined as the study of formal aspects of valid reasoning, but today many logicians see logic as a more general study of formal systems and their applications. The conceptual frameworks and tools developed by pure research in modern logic have found many applications in diverse disciplines studying formal languages and systems, e.g., software engineering and computational linguistics.



As an academic subject logic is genuinely interdisciplinary and located on the border between Philosophy, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Linguistics. The exchange is active and mutually beneficial. Logic is nowadays an active international area of study and research also in mathematics, computer science, and linguistics.
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Sweden Gothenburg
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Full-time
2 years
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University of Borås

Digital Library and Information Services. Students will understand the significance of digital libraries in their own context, manage the transition of services to the di ... [+]

Master’s program: Library and Information Science, Digital Library and Information Services

Would you like to work at the leading edge of information and library practice? Would you be interested in helping people to make sense of the cyberspace that is becoming so important in their work and lives? Do you want to have all the treasures of human knowledge, acquired through the ages, at your fingertips? This program will help you to choose your mission and place in life. It offers exciting possibilities of finding the job of your dreams. Digital library and information services in many different sectors, from public and academic libraries to global business and children’s libraries are now seeking staff who have been prepared to work in the digital environment. The knowledge and skills you acquire will be useful in any of these areas because of the pervasive and omnipresent nature of digital resources. You will be the one to lead people to the information they really need. Digital libraries are increasingly significant throughout the world in the provision of information not only to local audiences but internationally. They are developed by existing library services, by governmental and commercial organizations. Therefore, we offer this program on a part-time, distance learning basis, to answer the need for professional competence in this area, in a mode that is appropriate for anyone, anywhere in the world. ... [-]

Sweden Borås
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Full-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Karolinska Institutet

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses ... [+]

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies.

Do you envision yourself working in the life science industry in the future? As a graduate from the Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship (MBE), you will have a solid foundation for working with the development and management of projects and companies in the life science field.

A key concept within this programme is the application of knowledge in the real world. We use real cases to learn from and many of the lecturers are experienced business leaders who share their knowledge and act as inspiration. The programme is interdisciplinary with regards to the background of both the students as well as teachers and the pedagogical methods that are used in the programme.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
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Full-time
2 years
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University of Eastern Finland

Internationally, within the EU and nationally, there are many laws for managing climate change and other environmental problems. Environmental law is very complex and dyn ... [+]

Programme overview

Internationally, within the EU and nationally, there are many laws for managing climate change and other environmental problems. Environmental law is very complex and dynamic and experts are requested both nationally and internationally. The Nordic Master Programme in Environmental Law (NOMPEL) gives you a competitive degree. You will study in three Nordic countries, first at Uppsala University in Sweden, then at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu, and finally at UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø.

The Master's degree programme is administrated through the Uppsala University. All the important information related to the programme can be found on the website of Uppsala University.... [-]

Sweden Uppsala
January 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University

The programme aims to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run business with a direction ... [+]

Master's programme in Business Development and Internationalisation, 120 ECTS

The programme aims to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run business with a direction towards international expansion and growth. With the exception of some elective courses, the programme is offered in English. Level of Education: Second-degree studies.

Studies Abroad and internship

At Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE), internationalization is given high priority. There are plenty of opportunities to go abroad to study. The environment at the business school is also increasingly international with both students and teachers with an international background.... [-]

Sweden Umeå
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Full-time
2 years
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Blekinge Institute of Technology

This program extends over two semesters and concentrates on two integrated themes. The first of these themes is an internationally recognized and scientifically reviewed ... [+]

Master’s in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (www.msls.se)

The Master's in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS) Programme is a 10-month transformational master’s programme in Karlskrona, Sweden that focuses on advancing students' knowledge, skills, and global networks in order to build their capacity to be strategic leaders in the co-creation of thriving, sustainable societies.

THE CHALLENGE

Global society's current path is unsustainable. At the same time, exciting possibilities for new ways forward are emerging—ways that bring human activity into harmony with the greater social and ecological systems that support us, while building better lives for all. How do we change course to create this better future?... [-]

Sweden Karlskrona
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1 year
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Linnaeus University

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also ... [+]

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations.

This programme will suit anyone who is interested in mathematics and wants to apply his or her skills to problem-solving and for creating new mathematical models. It also gives you the possibility to start an academic career.

There are three specializations (all end with a master thesis work).

Algebra with Cryptography and Coding: You study general courses in mathematics and modeling besides courses in algebra, number theory, cryptography and coding theory.

We also have an agreement with the University of Insubria in Como in Italy, where a corresponding programme is offered. This means that you have a large selection of courses to choose from. You also have the possibility to, without any study fees, study one or two semesters in Como in order to be conferred a so-called double degree i.e., a degree from two different universities, which may be an advantage if you are considering an international career.... [-]

Sweden Teleborg
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Jönköping University

Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of ... [+]

Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of media and communication for global sustainability.

In a time where anthropogenic climate change is threatening the life conditions on which we all depend, and where inequality, wars, and armed conflicts remain global problems, the need for global sustainability becomes urgent.

SusCom is a master’s programme where you will study the relationship between media and communication and the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainability. The programme is offered in close cooperation with the research environment Sustainable Communication at Jönköping University, which has published extensively in the areas of environmental communication, global journalism, transmedia storytelling, and communication for development.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
August 2019
English
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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EIT Digital Master School

Smart devices (mobile phones, PDAs, tablet computers), smart products (car, navigation) and smart environments (ambient intelligence) are enabling new services that requi ... [+]

Why study Human-Computer Interaction and Design at EIT Digital Master School?

Smart devices (mobile phones, PDAs, tablet computers), smart products (car, navigation) and smart environments (ambient intelligence) are enabling new services that require innovative interfaces. Human-Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) focuses on the study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces, interactive systems and services.

HCID is an interdisciplinary programme where our User-Centred Design approach places the users at the centre of the design process. By combining human aspects (both at a cognitive, aesthetic and sensory-motor levels) to technological and business aspects, we create new products and services with great usability and user experience, and a solid customer demand, which often translates into commercial success. Students learn how to design and define how people interact and live with the modern ever-changing technical world.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
August 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Lund University

The Master’s Programme in Music has specialisations in Composition, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal St ... [+]

The Master’s Programme in Music has specialisations in Composition, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal Studies or Vocal and Drama Studies.

The Master’s Programme in Music aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms – either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for independent study. In addition, on completion of the programme, the student must have acquired well-developed entrepreneurial skills that increase his/her professional versatility in an ever-changing cultural life.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Université de Lorraine

The EMerald Master programme was created to answer the urgent need expressed by the European Union to create a resource-efficient Europe. ... [+]

Highlights

Innovative Education in Geometallurgy and Circular Economy (2-year master course = 120 ECTS)

The EMerald master is labelled by both Erasmus + and EIT

Participating Universities

University of Liège Belgium (main coordinator) University of Lorraine, ENSG Nancy France Luleå Institute of Technology Sweden TU Bergakademie Freiberg Germany

Diploma

The consortium will deliver a triple diploma (one from each university where the student attended lectures) and a Diploma Supplement from the coordinating university:

Ingénieur Civil des Mines et Géologue delivered by University of Liège (ULiège) Master Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes Environnement delivered by University of Lorraine (UL) Master of Science – Major: Geosciences delivered by Luleå University of Technology (LTU) Master in Mechanical and Process Engineering delivered by Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (TUBAF) – EIT Label Certificate ... [-]
Sweden Luleå
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Örebro University

The programme is designed to provide skills required by adaptable, critically aware, communications workers in the exciting modern communications environment, which requi ... [+]

The program is designed to provide skills required by adaptable, critically aware, communications workers in the exciting modern communications environment, which requires fluency in the use of strategic storytelling, content production, and visual design.

A one-year Master's programme of 60 credits, Strategic Communication is a programme designed for students with different subject backgrounds within the wide field of communication. Bringing together different skills, students develop a critical understanding of, and competence to implement, strategic communication. By strategic communication we mean professional communication aimed at satisfying long-term organisational and community goals.... [-]

Sweden Örebro
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1 year
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Stockholm University

Physics is constantly developing and it is the task of the theoretical physicist to use and to improve existing theories and models, find new ones to describe recently di ... [+]

Physics is constantly developing and it is the task of the theoretical physicist to use and to improve existing theories and models, find new ones to describe recently discovered phenomena, or shed new light on old problems. Based on the scientific expertise at our department and collaborators, this MSc programme offers you advanced knowledge in theoretical physics in a strong and progressive research environment.

Reasons to choose

First class education, closely connected to researchLocated in the Albanova University Centre, shared by Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), we carry out world-leading research. With the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita) next door, we cover almost all theoretical fields from string theory and quantum phenomenon to general relativity and cosmology. This creates a strong and vibrant research environment which we aim to reflect in our MSc programme. With all teachers being active researchers, our students are offered great opportunities to get in contact with the different fields through lectures, laboratory sessions, group projects, and thesis work. Mentorship programme to strengthen your independent skillsThe vast part of your studies will be at Albanova, where we have a large focus on lectures and laboratory sessions. We want our students to develop their ability to work independently as well as in groups which is why our teaching focus on course projects. There is a good relationship between students and teachers, and we provide strong academical support to the students by always having easily accessible teachers. In addition, the programme includes a... [-]

Sweden Östermalm
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Dalarna University

Secure your future in the global field of renewable energy by taking Europe's first master's program in Solar Energy Engineering, taught at Dalarna University’s European ... [+]

About

The European Solar Engineering School (ESES) at Dalarna University offers you a specialized educational experience that will broaden your professional opportunities in the renewable energy industry. For two decades, students from over 40 countries have come to a small town in central Sweden to gain knowledge and skills that are desired by the solar energy industry. Examples of subjects covered are the design of photovoltaics, solar thermal and hybrid systems, energy storage, solar project management, and financing of solar energy.

When you take this program, you will be taught by industry experts and researchers from 10 countries, while becoming a member of the international ESES community, which comprises your classmates and our alumni.... [-]

Sweden Borlänge
September 2019
English
1 year
Campus
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