Master’s Degree Programme in Global Change in Communities

Master’s Degree Programme in Global Change in Communities prepares you for interdisciplinary work to reduce inequalities and promote sustainable development, health and well-being in communities.

The Master’s degree programme is aimed at people who work in public health care and social services or in third sector and who are interested in developing communities with the approaches of sustainable community development, distinct perspectives of eco-social approach and innovative and collaborative leadership.

Degree programme focuses on global change in communities, sustainable development, community-based work and methods. In addition, you can choose elective study modules of Eco-social change and social innovation and Innovative and collaborative leadership.

After completing the Master’s programme, you will be able to analyse and critically evaluate global changes in communities, develop and promote community-based work and methods. You will be able to analyse different perspectives on sustainable development and the eco-social approach and its relevance to current debates on global, regional and local challenges. Innovative and collaborative leadership studies promote intersectoral leadership and co-creation competences in the field of social and health care services in community development.


Please see current eligibility criteria on the Eligibility webpage.


You can see the detailed curriculum here. The structure of the degree programme is as follows:

  • Common studies to the Master programmes (20 ECTS)
  • Advanced professional studies (20 ECTS)
  • Elective studies (20 ECTS)
  • Thesis (30 ECTS)

At the beginning of your studies you will choose 20 ECTS of elective studies in accordance with your personal study and career plan.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Please consult the tuition fees and scholarships -webpage.