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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.

 

Applied arts are essential to making pleasing designs in all areas of life. Without them, the world would be incredibly boring. A Master in Applied Arts gives you a deeper understanding of the use of art in these practical fields.

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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå University offers a master of Environmental Chemistry. The training covers most environmental chemical topics and provides a deeper understanding of organic and ... [+]

Master's Programme in Environmental Chemistry

Umeå University offers a master of Environmental Chemistry. The training covers most environmental chemical topics and provides a deeper understanding of organic and inorganic environmental pollutants occurrence, origin and processes in biota, soil, air, and water, such as transport, distribution, transformation, and availability. The training primarily focuses on advanced methodologies for chemical analysis and modeling of environmental chemical and biogeochemical processes.

TeachingThe master program in Environmental Chemistry provides the compulsory courses "Environmental Chemistry" and "Measurement and Modeling" in which environmental chemical and biogeochemical issues and processes are presented along with methodologies for studying them. Among the elective courses, we recommend in particular toolbox courses where you have the opportunity to study instrumental techniques in detail. The program ends normally with a degree project of research-like nature. The training is given in English and in an international environment.... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Gothenburg: Faculty of Arts

Master in Language Technology (MLT) is a program for students who want to make computers use and understand human language. It will give students a hands-on practical tra ... [+]

Master in Language Technology 


Master in Language Technology (MLT) is a program for students who want to make computers use and understand human language. It will give students a hands-on practical training based on well-grounded theory, enabling them to pursue a specialist career in the area of language technology.



The program is run jointly by Humanities and Information Technology Faculties at University of Gothenburg, and Computer Science at Chalmers University of Technology. Students will also get access to the Centre for Language Technology, an interdisciplinary center where ideas and projects become reality.



Language technology research and teaching in Gothenburg are characterized by a focus on the contribution of theoretical and rule-based approaches appropriately combined with statistical techniques. Students, therefore, receive instruction in linguistic theory as applied to language technology as well as modern approaches to language technology.

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Sweden Gothenburg
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of Borås

Get the skills in and become prepared for employment within management or qualified research functions in textile-related engineering, for example, material and product d ... [+]

This education is the only one in its kind in Scandinavia, and one of few in Europe. During the education, you develop your knowledge, skills, and assessment skills in textile technology. The Swedish School of Textiles is part of the University of Borås and all programmes within textile are located here, www.hb.se/en/The-Swedish-School-of-Textiles/

Here, the starting point is textile fibres: What do they consist of, what significance do they have, and what could be done with them. This education links together and specialises in different elements that develop both theoretical and practical knowledge. One of these recurring elements throughout the education is the sustainable development perspective.... [-]

Sweden Borås
August 2019
Full time
2 - 2 
Campus
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Karolinska Institutet

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life La ... [+]

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasizing cutting-edge methods in the bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments.

Program presentation

This two-year Master’s program is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognized researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The program consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science-related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
August 2019
Full time
Campus
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Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University

This programme aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of consumer behaviour, knowledge of the tools and techniques they can use to collect and analyze in ... [+]

Master's Programme in Marketing, 120 ECTS

The objective of this programme is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of consumer behaviour, knowledge of the tools and techniques they can use to collect and analyze information about consumers and competitors, and experience in making executive-level decisions in the area of marketing management.

The programme emphasizes the applied use of [analytical] techniques and hands-on experience in designing and implementing marketing strategies in competitive environments through the balanced use of cases, online simulation, statistical software packages, and actual fieldwork experience.

This is attractive to employers who need candidates with [analytical and managerial] capacity in today's competitive markets. The programme is also a suitable basis for work in functions at a higher level in organizations, firms and governmental as well as non-governmental institutions.... [-]

Sweden Umeå
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Stockholm School of Economics

The MSc in Accounting, Valuation and Financial Management is designed to prepare students for careers such as financial analyst, business controller, chief financial offi ... [+]

As a graduate from this program, you will have a deep understanding of how financial and non-financial controls can be integrated and used for steering purposes in multinational companies, how large companies report to external share- and stakeholders and how those evaluate the financial and non-financial performance of companies.

Key topics include financial reporting principles, business control, capital budgeting, financial analysis and corporate valuation. In all these courses SSE will take an analytical and international perspective. For example, in the financial reporting core courses SSE does not teach Swedish GAAP but rather focus on the main concepts and principles that lie behind most international accounting standards such as IFRS. Consequently, the insights you get in the program remain valuable also when concrete financial standards change. SSE sees accounting as a language you need to understand in order to properly analyze and understand a business corporation.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
August 2020
Full time
Campus
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Jönköping University

Deepen your knowledge of financial markets and financial analysis in a unique environment. ... [+]

Deepen your knowledge of financial markets and financial analysis in a unique environment.

The operation of financial markets is one of the most complex topics of study due to what underlies them: interactions among human beings, with all of their conceptions and misconceptions about the reactions of other human beings.

This one-year programme provides you with the theoretical background and the advanced mathematical and empirical tools required in advanced financial ana­lysis.

The education aims to provide stu­dents with advanced analytical skills suita­ble to support the financial operations of firms and financial institutions in general. The curriculum is specially designed to match the requirements faced by subjects operating in international markets, taking into account the need for continuous renewal and the constant development of the business environment.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Blekinge Institute of Technology

The aim of the program is to have the student prepare for participation in advanced product development or research within mechanical engineering. The aim is that the stu ... [+]

Master’s Programme in Mechanical Engineering - Structural Engineering (120 ECTS)

The aim of the program is to have the student prepare for participation in advanced product development or research within mechanical engineering. The aim is that the student after completed degree should master a coordinated working method at analysis for decision support in the product development process, the extensive modules of virtual and physical modelling, simulation and experimental investigation and optimisation.

A coordinated working method of analysis for decision support.

The student is expected to inform herself/himself about current field-relevant research and considerably increase her/his ability to communicate her/his own contributions with scientific facts and relations both orally and in writing by means of modern tools for visualisation and documentation.... [-]

Sweden Karlskrona
August 2019
Full time
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
Full time
Campus
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Malmö University

Sports Science: Sport in Society is a two-year master’s programme that tackles these questions. During the programme, students develop applied skills and a critical knowl ... [+]

What is the role of sports in a world facing pressing social challenges? How do we understand the possibilities and challenges of sports as a platform for social change? How do we examine and analyse sports and sports science research to find new perspectives on the role of sports? How can we look critically at the development of sports in relation to social processes such as globalisation, migration and urbanisation?

Sports Science: sports in Society is a two-year master’s programme that tackles these questions. During the programme, students develop applied skills and a critical knowledge base to work with sports, leisure, and health industries as platforms for social change.

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Sweden Malmö
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Linnaeus University

The technology we use in today's society is to an ever-increasing extent based on mathematical models and calculations. Analysis with Mathematical Physics gives you a com ... [+]

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).

Analysis with Mathematical Physics: Gives you a comprehensive education in mathematics, aimed at mathematical physics. You study courses in complex analysis, distribution theory, and partial differential equations

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
Full time
Campus
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Örebro University

The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics programme is an exciting opportunity, using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation wit ... [+]

The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics programme is an exciting opportunity, using active learning and providing practical experience in close cooperation with the industry and environmental researchers.

Environmental forensics is the systematic and scientific evaluation using various disciplines for the purpose of developing defensible scientific and legal conclusions regarding the source, age and history of chemical pollutants released into the environment. This program gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge needed for you to contribute to a future resilient society.

The programme offers insight into several disciplines including analytical and environmental analysis, in order to characterize the source and amount of chemical pollutants in the environment as well as describe their history. To facilitate a broad understanding in environmental forensics, the curriculum includes a wide range of multidisciplinary expertise, such as environmental sampling, human health, advanced statistics, and transportation modelling. To ensure that students gain practical field experience, real-life cases are provided in collaboration with industry and researchers. The programme uses problem based learning (PBL) to encourage active learning and to develop problem solving abilities. These skills will be used to identify sources and history of environmental pollution.... [-]

Sweden Örebro
August 2019
Full time
1 - 2 
Campus
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Stockholm University

Welcome to the Department of Astronomy! Our MSc programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy, closely connected to world-leading research. Whether ... [+]

Welcome to the Department of Astronomy! Our MSc programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy, closely connected to world-leading research. Whether you are interested in black holes, cosmology, exo-planets or exploding stars, this two-year programme is the right choice for you. The programme covers both theoretical and observational approaches to modern astronomy. Our students acquire skills in current research methods and proficiency to analyze, evaluate and present complex astrophysical data.

Reasons to choose

First class education and close connection to department research:

Stockholm University is one of the 100 highest ranked universities in the world and a leading European university. The Department of Astronomy covers world-leading research, including both theoretical as well as more observational and experimental research. With all our teachers being active researchers, you are offered various ways to get in contact with recent advancements in each respective field through lectures, laboratory sessions or degree projects.... [-]

Sweden Östermalm
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Mälardalen University

The programme in Work Life Studies gives you a broad and in-depth perspective of work and introduces current perspectives on the development of organisations and manageme ... [+]

The programme in Work Life Studies gives you a broad and in-depth perspective of work and introduces current perspectives on the development of organisations and management. You will develop knowledge of work environment and health as well as of health-promoting leadership and health-related efforts at the workplace.

The programme

The programme will give you an understanding of the development of Work Life Studies and the challenges it faces during digitalisation and globalisation. Work Life Studies include social and psychological processes in work and of the conditions and opportunities in working life over time – from the individual, workplace, organisational and societal perspectives. The importance of work for the development, wellbeing, and health of people is a key factor of the programme.... [-]

Sweden Eskilstuna
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Dalarna University

Discover the opportunities and challenges that come with developing tourism destinations in a sustainable way. ... [+]

About

Site visits to regional tourism destinations combined with research conducted at Dalarna University aim to give you knowledge as to how sustainable destination development is implemented in Sweden and the world. Interaction with peers and staff from some 15 nations will expand both your professional network as well as your understanding of different cultural needs and values.You will learn about assessing global changes in the tourism industry and interpreting these changes in a local situation. You will gain the ability to critically assess the consequences of different strategies for sustainable tourism destination development. These skills and this knowledge will help you join our many graduates who now work internationally as marketing and project assistants, service center advisors and event managers.... [-]

Sweden Borlänge
September 2019
Campus
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