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MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN PEDAGOGY AND TEACHING FOR SUSTAINABILITY (120 cp)

Orientation Studies (7 cp)

1131003 Orientation for International Students (1 cp)
2321562 Introduction to Master's Degree Programme in Pedagogy and Teaching for Sustainability (0.5 cp)
8031003 University Study Skills (1 cp)
8031006 University Computing Skills (2 cp)
2321563 Introduction to Finnish Educational Systems and School Life (2.5 cp)

Advanced Studies in Education (94 cp)

Methodological studies (53 cp):
2310204 Introduction to Research in Educational Sciences (3 cp)
2321557 Quantitative Research Methods (5 cp)
2230324 Qualitative Research Methods (5 cp)
8020340 Information Skills and Sources in Educational Sciences for International Students (1 cp)
8015011 English Academic Writing Skills for Master’s Degree Students in Educational Sciences (4 cp)
2310327 Master’s Thesis Seminar (5 cp)
2320330 Master’s Thesis (30 cp)
2230329 Maturity Test (0 cp)

Content Studies (41 cp):
Compulsory courses (23 cp):
2321507 Pedagogical Perspectives of Educational Use of ICTs (3 cp)
2321564 Inquiry-based Learning in Sustainable Education (5 cp)
2321565 Climate Change Here and Now (5 cp)
2310208 Work Practice for International Master’s Degree Students in Educational Sciences (5 cp)
2230316 Active Citizenship and Non-formal Education (5 cp)
Optional courses (choose min. 18 cp):
2330714 Consumer Know-How (5 cp)
2330719 Bioeconomy and Sustainable Development in Food and Nutrition Systems (5 cp)
2321511 Educational Psychology (5 cp)
2321608 Assessment and Individual Support in Learning (5 cp)
2321101 Intercultural Communication Competence (5 cp)
2220121 Approaches to Special Education in Finland (3 cp)
2220302E Classics in Special Education (3 cp)
2321556 Ethical Teacher: Ethical Challenges in Educational Contexts (3 cp)
2230322 Scientific Pedagogical Literature (5 cp)
2321568 Science and Society (5 cp)

Other Studies (19 cp)

Other studies may include any university-level courses that serve to deepen students' expertise related to the topic of their master's thesis or personal interests. Students who have completed their secondary education in Finland and have not demonstrated their Finnish and Swedish proficiency in a first-cycle university degree, are required to complete the following courses: 8011101 Speech Communication in Finnish for Students of Educational Sciences (3 cp), 8011125 Written Communication in Finnish for Students of Educational Sciences (3 cp), 8012054 Swedish for Students of Education (4 cp).

Examples of recommended studies:
2321566 Pedagogy in Basic Education (3 cp)
2321567 Comparative Perspectives of Preschool Education and Early Elementary Education in Different Countries (5 cp)
2310205 Exploring Cultural Stereotypes (3 cp)
2310206 Exploring Education in Finland from Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (3 cp)
2310207 Education in Diverse Cultures (5 cp)
2220301 Advanced Literature on Special Needs Education (5 cp)
2321555 International Education (2–5 cp)
2321104 Introduction to Intercultural Encounters (5 cp)
2321102 Components of Cultural Multiplicity (5 cp)
2321105 Ethics in Intercultural Interaction (5 cp)
2320309 Mixed Methods (4 cp)
1130007 Career Planning - International Students Seeking a Job or Traineeship in Finland (2 cp)
2321591 Finnish for International Master's Degree Students (4 cp)
8014301 Finnish 1 (4 cp)
8014302 Finnish 2 (4 cp)
8014303 Finnish 3 (4 cp)
8014304 Finnish 4 (4 cp)
2230337a Sociology of Education, Adult Education (5 cp)
2230109 Finnish Education and Society (5 cp)
2230333 Globalization and Educational Policy (5 cp)
2230211 Educational Policy and Educational System (3 cp)

Further information
Juuso Loikkanen, Coordinator of International Affairs
juuso.loikkanen@uef.fi
Borealis building, room 304