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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

Present-day molecular biologists now have at their disposal an extensive molecular toolbox capable of taking on and answering most biological problems. If your wish is to ... [+]

Master's Program in Molecular Biology

Present-day molecular biologists now have at their disposal an extensive molecular toolbox capable of taking on and answering most biological problems. If your wish is to enter a master program that is at the forefront of presenting exciting scientific discoveries, the master program in Molecular Biology at Umeå University is for you.The master program in Molecular biology, Umeå, is an advanced 2-year 120 ECTS credit education. It is guaranteed to train in a wide variety of tools necessary for state-of-the-art molecular biology research. Our courses typically include lectures and group discussions as well as seminars, report writing, data production and analysis exercises. To maximize your educational experience, training is purposely held in small class sizes and are lead by internationally distinguished scientists. The majority of the courses place an important emphasis on relevant hands-on experimental training in modern molecular techniques. The curriculum includes advanced courses in Molecular biology and Molecular genetics and several optional courses within related disciplines such as Biochemistry, Plant molecular biology, Infection biology and Tumour biology.Another notable feature of this program is the opportunity to perform an extended phase of intense and strategic theoretical and practical training in an active research laboratory of your own choosing. This training in the form of master thesis projects in molecular biology provides the necessary knowledge to graduate from the program. Projects are generally conducted in a local research group at Umeå University, such as those found at the departments of Molecular biology, Chemistry or Plant... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
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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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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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2 years
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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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Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics - Umeå University

The goal of this programme is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting an ... [+]

Master's Programme in Accounting, 120 ECTS

The goal of this programme is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. The programme offers a thorough grounding in management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, financial statement analysis, and valuation. During the elective periods, students can expand their field of interest by studying in such areas as corporate governance or tax law. 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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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
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EIT Digital Master School

Embedded systems are everywhere! More than 98% of the world’s processors are located in embedded systems. Embedded systems focuses on enabling technologies and design met ... [+]

Top Masters in Sweden 2019. Why study Embedded Systems at EIT Digital Master School?

Embedded Systems (ES) gives you a holistic and multidisciplinary view and skillset on embedded systems, their underlying technologies, their development, and their integration.

Graduates become world-class specialists and innovators in the field of embedded systems, capable of developing smart embedded solutions for new challenges in domains of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and the Internet-of-Things (IoT). They are also capable of taking on leading management roles in embedded systems and more general ICT companies.

The curriculum combines the technical major in Embedded Systems (Technical major 75%) with a minor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) (business minor 25%). You will learn how to bring innovation to the market and how to develop a successful business model. These additional entrepreneurial skills will give you your ticket to a successful career.... [-]

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

This Master's program provides the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and creativity within the area of industrial design. You will learn more about the whole design p ... [+]

This Master's program provides the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and creativity within the area of industrial design. You will learn more about the whole design process from a human point of view, with a focus on usability, ergonomics, aesthetics, materials, and production, as well as drafting techniques and visualization. Creating good ideas and making them look great

The courses have an interdisciplinary approach and are guided by the relationship between humans and products. The program provides students the opportunity to use a variety of tools to quickly visualize ideas and concepts in order to develop their creativity in the design studio and through model workshops. Students also learn to formulate and present ideas and solutions and identify new products and opportunities. A considerable part of this Master's program is run in project form, implementing sharp projects in collaboration with a company.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
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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).

Mathematical Statistics and Financial Mathematics: You study courses in mathematics but you also train stochastic thinking and statistic skills. It contains courses in e.g. probability theory, stochastic analysis, insurance mathematics and financial modeling.

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Sweden Teleborg
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
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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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Stockholm University

Thinking about studies and a career in climate change, weather predictions or environmental challenges? Our MSc program lets you customize your studies and apply your kno ... [+]

Thinking about studies and a career in climate change, weather predictions or environmental challenges? Our MSc program lets you customize your studies and apply your knowledge in mathematics, physics and chemistry to understand the atmosphere and the oceans.

Through this interdisciplinary program, you will get a broad comprehension of how physical and chemical processes influence the Earth's climate and how we can explain the relationship between human activity and climate change.

First class education and close connection to frontline research: Building on the broad scientific expertise at the Department of Meteorology, these two years of full-time studies (120 credits*) offer you an opportunity to specialise in disciplines like classical dynamical meteorology, atmospheric physics, atmospheric chemistry, environmental research and oceanography.... [-]

Sweden Östermalm
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
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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
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Örebro University

On this interdisciplinary programme you will develop advanced analytical skills for the study of important contemporary social problems. With such skills you can work on ... [+]

On this interdisciplinary programme you will develop advanced analytical skills for the study of important contemporary social problems. With such skills you can work on social issues in both the private and public sector, and are competent to continue your studies at the doctoral level.

In this programme, you will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in social analysis. Through developing advanced methodological and analytical knowledge and skills, you will be able to study many important contemporary global and local social problems and risks. You will acquire knowledge of the construction of social problems, and gain insight into and develop knowledge and reflexive skills with regard to the construction and perception of social problems, as well as to the way in which scientific problems relate to various social issues. The role of social science in society is discussed and your studies will contribute to an understanding of the possibilities and limitations in terms of resolving or dealing with various social problems.... [-]

Sweden Örebro
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Malmö University

The aim of the programme is to deepen students knowledge of Urban Studies to be able to participate in research or qualified urban development investigations. ... [+]

The aim of the programme is to deepen students knowledge of Urban Studies to be able to participate in research or qualified urban development investigations.

In the first year, you will acquire an overview of the field of Urban Studies and its development. Students will then deepen their knowledge about current urban challenges in a global perspective as well as the growth of different urban conditions and forms. After this, you will deepen your ability to critically examine and describe the encounter between people's everyday life and the physical forms of the city. At the end of the first year, an independent project is conducted.

During the second year, you will take elective courses of 30 credits. To complete this part of the programme you can choose to do international studies at one of Malmö University's partner universities or take elective courses at the Department of Urban Studies. The second-year concludes with a Master's Thesis of 30 credits.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
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Dalarna University

Harness the power of data analytics to solve the practical problems of companies and organizations worldwide. ... [+]

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The sheer amount of data that is being produced each and every day is redefining our world: according to IBM, 90 percent of all current data has been created in the last two years alone. The collection and evaluation of this data can transform behaviors, business models, markets and every imaginable organizational structure. The Data Science Program at Dalarna University prepares you to be at the center of this transformation working within private companies, public organizations, and research institutions.

Our program provides you with both hands-on training in the collection and interpretation of data as well as broad knowledge and an understanding of how data analysis is used for decision-making within organizations. You will gain a unique cross-disciplinary skill-set that will prepare you for jobs both in the present day and in the future.... [-]

Sweden Borlänge
September 2019
English
2 years
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