Örebro University is a young, modern and rapidly growing university located in the heart of Sweden. With Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo within easy reach, Örebro provides a stimulating and supportive environment for Swedish and international students. Örebro University offers a number of Master programmes that are taught in English. In addition, if your university has an exchange agreement with Örebro University, you can spend a semester or a full year with us. The credits you earn during the period of exchange will be transferred back to your home university, as part of your academic programme.
Master degree programs taught in English for international students include:
International Master Programme in Biomedicine and Methods in Medical Diagnostics (120 higher education credits):
The International Master programme in Biomedicine and Methods in Medical Diagnostics leads to a Master's Degree in Medical Sciences (MSc.) with an orientation towards the field of Diagnostic Medicine. The programme is offered in cooperation with University College of Skövde. The programme is concerned with questions in relation to modern methods in Biomedicine and Medical Diagnostics. There are three optional specializations within the programme: Bioinformatics; Experimental medicine; Functional imaging.
The programme contains both theory and practical exercises and provides a good basis for researcher training. After completing the programme there are opportunities to work with people and technology based on diagnostic measuring methods and medical research.
Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and Econometrics (120 higher education credits):
The two-year MSc programme in Economics and Econometrics at Örebro University seeks to provide students with a broad level of competence in economic theory and quantitative methods. It provides the analytical tools needed for staff and research functions in industry, banks and insurance, international organisations, government agencies, and non-government organisations. It also provides students with the research training needed to pursue a Ph.D. in economics.
The programme focuses on the use of economic theory and econometric methodology as tools for understanding, modelling and evaluating economic and political issues in society as a whole or in particular sub sectors. The first year provides students with advanced skills in economic theory and econometrics, which are then integrated and applied during the second year. The focus of the programme is on building up analytical capacities rather than trying to cover all aspects of the field. Students are provided with the skills needed to construct, use and critique models used in all areas of finance, micro economics and macro economics.
Master of Arts (MA) in Global Journalism (120 higher education credits):
The MA in Global Journalism is a two year program for practicing journalists, or aspiring journalists with an education in journalism or the equivalent, wanting to further their journalistic knowledge and skills focusing on international news reporting. The programme has a global focus and brings together students from all around the world. The students’ varying experience from different media systems, political systems, different countries and cultures provide the basis for a discussion on work practice and ethics, and shared problems and challenges for the journalistic profession.
The programme deals with areas like globalisation theory, war- and peace journalism, media and development, on-line investigative journalism, and academic research methodology. At the end of the course the students write an individual Master thesis (30 ECTS).
Master in Health and Environmental Economics (60 higher education credits):
The one-year master programme Health and Environmental Economics comprises 60 higher education credits and leads to a one-year master’s degree with a major in economics. The programme objective is for students to acquire the knowledge offered on the advanced level in economics, combined with an opportunity to practise independent and critical analysis based on scientific principles, both of which are required for working as a health and/or environmental economist.
The programme has primarily a vocational focus, but it also targets students who are interested in pursuing further studies on the doctoral level. Job opportunities can be found within both the public and the commercial sector.
Master in Applied Statistics (120 higher education credits):
A focus on statistical practice and statistics as a profession is central to this program. Hence, one key component is the Statistical consulting modules where students meet practitioners and work on real projects. At the same time the program does not compromise on academic rigour and provides a good preparation for students who want to pursue a PhD degree.The main goal of the program is that the students will gain a solid foundation in statistical theory, methods and practice. The students will be able to independently design and conduct statistical projects and act as statistical consultants to subject matter specialists.
The program is taught entirely in English. The first year consists of required courses and provides a solid foundation in statistical theory and in some of the most frequently used statistical techniques. The second year consists of elective courses with focus on Biostatistics, Econometrics or Official Statistics/Sampling. The thesis work (corresponding to one semester of full time study) is initiated towards the end of the third semester when students take courses in parallel with the thesis work. This mode continues for the first half of the fourth semester whereas the second half is devoted solely to thesis work.
Master Programme of Electronic Government (120 higher education credits):
eGovernment is the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in public administrations combined with organisational change and new skills in order to improve public services and democratic processes. For this, new expertise combining technical, organizational and sociological knowledge is required.
We focus on the key building blocks necessary to harness technology for development: Users, Organization, Technology, and Economy. Our Master gives you the skills by providing scientific knowledge and opportunities to apply these to real-life settings. We provide cutting edge scientific and practitioner expertise and a vast network of experts to become part of. You become an e-governance expert able to provide the necessary cross-sector integration necessary to manage change in situations with multiple and conflicting interests, including departmental and business interests, regulatory and legal standards and norms, and human and social concerns.
Master in Molecular Medical Biology (120 higher education credits):
The Master in Molecular Medical Biology is a two-year study program for students with a bachelor's degree in science or medicine. The program seeks to provide the students with a broad level of competence in scientific methods and modelling for a future career as research leaders in life sciences and in the pharmaceutical and process industries. It also provides a current overview of the latest analytical tools and animal model systems as well as the research training needed to pursue a Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry or Medicine.
The programme is offered by Örebro Life Science Center (ÖLSC) at Örebro University and is organized by Biology at the Department of Natural Science. The ÖLSC consists of an interdisciplinary array of researchers in biology, chemistry, biomedicine and medicine at Örebro University.
Master in Robotics and Intelligent Systems (120 higher education credits):
The International Master in robotics and intelligent systems at Örebro University is an exciting 2 year study programme for students with a bachelor degree in a scientific and technological subject. It aims to give students a solid practical and theoretical knowledge in intelligent systems with a particular emphasis on robotics systems, and to prepare them for a career in modernized industry, service organizations or academia.
The program profiles itself in the fusion between cognition, control and perception. For this reason, first year courses focus on providing a broad theoretical basis in these three related fields. The second year is focused on project work and implementation both in groups and individually. In particular we focus on the application of robotics in industrial contexts and how to program and implement a robotic or intelligent system. Students interested in applying should have strong programming skills (e.g., object oriented languages) as well as a solid background in mathematics.
Master in Sports Physiology and Medicine Programme (120 higher education credits):
The master in sports physiology and medicine is a two-year study program designed to offer students a solid scientific foundation in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine. The program provides thorough knowledge on physiological aspects related to cardiovascular, metabolic, muscular and cellular adaptations to acute and long-term exercise.
It provides theoretical and practical knowledge on current physiological, histological and biochemical methods used in the field of sports physiology and medicine. The program also provides transferable skills, including training in manuscript and research proposal writing and in oral scientific presentations. The content of this master is a unique opportunity to prepare students for doctoral studies in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine.
Part of the program is carried out in cooperation with the Norwegian school of sport sciences (NIH) at Oslo. This international collaboration further reinforces the scientific quality of this master and offers the students the possibility to address a broad range of current research issues in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine. All courses are taught in English.
The applicant must have a Bachelor's degree (a Swedish Kandidatexamen) or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. The university has to be listed in the latest edition of the International Handbook of Universities.
The applicant must have proof of skills in English, the requirement is English course B. This is normally attested by means of an internationally recognised test, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS or the equivalent.
For specific requirements for each programme, please contact us by completing the form on our Contact Page.
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