Master's degree programmes in English

Master’s degree programmes at Arcada

Do you already hold a Bachelor's degree and are you interested in continuing your studies? These are the Master's degree programmes that Arcada currently offers in English:

Arcada and other Finnish higher education institutions will take into use tuition fees for degree programmes in English. You can read more on the tuition fees at Arcada here

Master’s degree from a university of applied sciences

If you already have a Bachelor’s degree and a few years of work experience in your field you may want to carry on studying and take a Master’s degree from a university of applied sciences.

A Master’s degree from a university of applied sciences requires the combination of a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience. It is intended for practictioners in working life, who wish to deepen and broaden their professional skills. A master’s programme is ideal for persons preparing to taking on a managerial role. The extent of the degree programmes are either 60 or 90 ECTS and the studies can be executed alongside work in 1,5–2,5 or 2–4 years. The education is web-based but it also includes lectures, workshops and seminars (usually 2 evenings and 1 full day per month). Strategic management is a central ingredient in the Master’s degree programmes at Arcada.

Master’s degree from a university

After a Bachelor’s degree completed at a university of applied sciences, students can also continue studying at a university. The second-cycle university degree usually consists of 120 credits (2 years of full-time study). The admission decisions are made by the receiving higher education institution.

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