Master's Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation
The Master's Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation is transdisciplinary, international and comparative. It aims at providing better understanding and skills in analysing learning and educational phenomena in different societies and cultures, and at providing a holistic perspective on learning, teaching and education.
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Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department.
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Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.
For new international students
The Master Degree Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation adopts a broad approach in addressing urgent needs and challenges facing education, globally. It focuses on the following research and training areas: International and Comparative Perspectives, Theory of Science, Educational Planning, Education and Development, Globalisation and Education and Educational Research Methods.
Within the framework of the programme, students complete a Master thesis. The overall aim of the programme is for students to acquire and advance their knowledge and analytical skills in the research fields of educational policy, planning, management, reform and evaluation by drawing on international, global and comparative perspectives, including cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural, trans-national and developmental dimensions. The programme is given in English and comprised of 120 higher education credits (120 ECTS) over four academic terms.
Choice Between 2 Courses:
Educational Management and Leadership
Language and Education in an International Perspective
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