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Teatteri Frenckell

Governance for Sustainable Change, Leadership for Change

Tampere University

Dealing with change in complex societies

The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to lead and analyse complex change processes. It responds to the need for new kinds of leadership skills, which are in demand at local, national, international and global levels.

Type

Master's degree

Degree earned

Master of Administrative Sciences

Planned duration

2 years

Extent of studies

120 ECTS

City

Tampere

Campus

City Centre Campus

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 €/academic year

Link to scholarship programme

By interacting with staff members from various disciplines – business, governance, politics and international relations – as well as with different societal stakeholders, students will learn to foster new forms of engagement across sectors of the economy and society. The programme prepares the graduates to work in the private, public or third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes.

The administrative science specialisation provides students with sound academic skills for anticipating, analysing and responding to the complex, dynamic challenges facing contemporary public sector organisations and institutions. Key topics include governance in the context of public sector reforms, changing modes of public service delivery, and evidence-based policy-making.

A cross-cutting theme of the specialisation is the role of public governance in fostering socially, ecologically and economically sustainable societies.The studies consist of cross-disciplinary joint studies (35 ECTS), specialisation-specific advanced studies (25 ECTS), elective studies (20 ECTS) and the master’s thesis (40 ECTS). When applying to the programme, you may choose from the following options: Governance for Sustainable Change, European and Global Politics, and Sustainable Business Management.

Students at Hervanta campus classroom

For more information

Please read through the information provided. For further questions regarding the application process, contact our Admissions office at admissions.tau@tuni.fi or for questions regarding the content of the programme, please contact mab.studies.tau@tuni.fi.