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M.A.S Research and Innovation in Higher Education

The Research and Innovation in Higher Education offered by Tampere University focuses on the management of higher education, research and innovation. It provides students with competencies to act as change agents able to take the leading role in institutional development.

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Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: August
Tuition Fee: € 6,000/year
Location: Central Campus, Tampere, Finland

Institutions in higher education, research and innovation play a central role in the advancement of societies and economies. They foster economic growth, strengthen technological progress, and enhance job creation. In addition, higher education institutions contribute to the personal development of individuals and help educate proactive citizens in societies. To achieve the best possible results, these institutions require modern and effective management.

Graduates of the Research and Innovation in Higher Education offered by Tampere University are prepared to participate in the processes that generate agendas and policies for the advancement of research, innovation and entrepreneurship. They are equipped to work as managers, development experts, policy makers, analysts, researchers and consultants in HE, research and innovation institutions, as well as in private companies, public administration, international organisations, and NGOs. They can also continue to doctoral studies and pursue an academic career.

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Study contents

  • Theories of organisation and change in HEIs and research institutions
  • Research and innovation management
  • Financial management and funding in HE
  • Research and innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and education.

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