A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
Geographic sciences is a discipline that deals with the study of planet Earth and its many features. Students who study this field can learn about the planet and how humans live on it, in addition to the technology used for analyzing data.
The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.
Master Program in Geographic Sciences in Finland
The Master’s Programme in Economic Geology is offered by Oulu Mining School, with extensive international linkages. The programme will be taught entirely in English and comprises 22 modules, including courses in magmatic, hydrothermal and sedimentary ore deposits, structural geology for economic geologists, mining geology, geometallurgy, sampling methods, GIS applications, as well as environmental geochemistry. [+]