In our programme, your education will include lectures, group work, workshops/seminars, examinations, and project work. As a student, you will:
The scope of the Master of Arts degree is 120 credits (ECTS) and it contains the following studies:
Core studies focuses on multi/interdisciplinary approaches within humanities, social sciences and area studies. Studies consists of introduction, major theories, methodologies as well as social, cultural and political processes.
Global Processes and regional dynamics is to gain an understanding of REEES in a wider context utilising both process and phenomena approaches such as Norms and Ethics; Processes and flows and Reactions and responses.
Optional studies are based on student’s personal study plan created jointly with the personal study plan teacher. There is possibility to strengthen student’s disciplinary, theoretical and methodological and/or language skills.
Career orientation consists of three courses focusing on working life skills. Module includes possibility of internship/traineeship and intensive course in Russia or Finland.
Module focuses on global challenges connected to the REEE area. The themes in the module are society and resilience; security and power; environment and climate and contexts and identities.
In the seminar students draws thesis plan, thesis supervisors are assigned during the seminar. Part of the seminar, students present their research plan as a poster in the international Aleksanteri conference in second year autumn. In the master’s thesis students demonstrate that they can formulate relevant and interesting research question(s), create a coherent research design, analyze and produce research materials, and write a scientific research report.