Master's Degree Programme in Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State (MSc)

University of Turku Finland

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 10000 per year

All study options

About Master's Degree Programme in Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State at University of Turku

The Master’s Degree Programme in Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State is a cross-disciplinary, international study programme. This programme is taught at the University of Turku in Finland. It is located in the INVEST Research Flagship Centre at the Department of Social Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, and utilises its world-class social and behavioural scientists for educating students. This makes the programme unique both in Finland as well as in Europe at large.

During the studies, the students are expected to acquire profound understanding of the key socioeconomic and demographic changes in societies linked with social inequalities and shown in meso-and micro level interaction, the role of welfares state institutions and services in compensating and/or enforcing them in different country contexts, and high level quantitative methodological skills for analysing data on such issues.

This programme educates research and public administration professionals for analysing social inequalities and welfare state institutions as well as developing new policies and intervention methods to reduce disadvantages and improve wellbeing and skill development of children and youth.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesEUR 10000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland. For citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €12,000/academic year.

Read more about the tuition fees and scholarships at the University of Turku here here. 

Entry requirements

General Requirement

You are an eligible applicant for Master’s-level studies if

  • you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study,
  • your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.

Language Requirements

Applicants must have excellent English language skills and a certificate that proves those skills. You can indicate your language skills by taking one of the internationally recognized English language tests. 

Applicants must reach the minimum required test results to be considered eligible to the University of Turku. No exceptions will be made. Read more about the language requirements here.

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