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Master's programmes

Umeå University offers a wide-range of one and two-year master's degree programmes - taught entirely in English - where you will study in an environment rich in opportunities for interdisciplinary research and instruction.

Autumn 2017 Admissions

The international application period for programmes starting in autumn 2017 is open. Deadline to apply: 16 January 2017

Open for application
Master's Programme in Accounting, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Business Administration
Open for application
Master's Programme in Advanced Product Design, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Arts, Design and Media Design Product Development
Open for application
Master's Programme in Architecture and Urban Design, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Architecture
Open for application
Master's Programme in Business Development and Internationalisation, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Product Development International Business Management Business Administration
Open for application
Master's Programme in Chemistry, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Chemistry Environmental Science, Care and Protection Protein Chemistry Medicinal Chemistry
Open for application
Master's Programme in Cognitive Science, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Cognitive Science Psychology Linguistics Philosophy and Logic Computer Science
Open for application
Master's Programme in Computational Science and Engineering, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Mathematics Computer Science and Engineering Physics Computer Science Mathematical Statistics Computational Science
Open for application
Master's Programme in Computing Science, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science Computer Technology
Open for application
Master's Programme in Crisis Management and Peacebuilding, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Peace and Development Studies
Open for application
Master's Programme in Ecology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Biology Conservation Biology Ecology
Open for application
Master's Programme in Economics, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Economics
Open for application
Master's Programme in Environmental Archaeology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Humanities Conservation Classical Archaeology and Ancient History History Archaeology Social Anthropology Human Ecology Osteology
Open for application
Master's Programme in Finance, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Finance Business Administration
Master's Programme in Fine Arts, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Fine Arts
Master's Programme in Fine Arts, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Fine Arts
Open for application
Master's Programme in Geoecology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Natural Science Earth Science Human Geography and Geography
Open for application
Master's Programme in Human Geography with specialisation in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), 60 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 1 year (full time)
Subject: Human Geography and Geography
Open for application
Master's Programme in Human-Computer Interaction and Social Media, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Information Systems Human-Computer Interaction
Open for application
Master's Programme in Interaction Design, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Arts, Design and Media Design Product Development Human-Computer Interaction
Open for application
Master's Programme in IT Management, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Information Technology Information Systems
Web-based
Master's Programme in Law and Society, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Law and Legal Studies Social Science Gender Studies Public Administration
Web-based Open for application
Master's Programme in Law, Gender and Society, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Law and Legal Studies Social Science Gender Studies
Open for application
Master's Programme in Management, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Business Administration and Economics Administration and Management Business Administration
Open for application
Master's Programme in Marketing, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Business Administration
Open for application
Master's Programme in Molecular Biology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Biotechnology Microbiology Biochemistry Molecular Biology Genetics Gene Technology Cell Biology
Open for application
Master's Programme in Physics, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Engineering Physics Physics
Open for application
Master's Programme in Plant and Forest Biotechnology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Natural Science Biology Biotechnology Molecular Biology Cell Biology
Open for application
Master's Programme in Political Science, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Political Science
Open for application
Master's Programme in Public Health, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Health and Medical Care Global Health Health and Medical Service Development Public Health
Open for application
Master's Programme in Public Health (one-year), 60 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 1 year (full time)
Subject: Health and Medical Care Global Health Health and Medical Service Development Public Health
Open for application
Master's Programme in Public Health with a Specialization in Health Economics, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Health and Medical Care Global Health Economics Business Administration Public Health
Open for application
Master's Programme in Robotics and Control, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Automation Technology Computer Science Electronics Automatic Control Signal processing Robotics
Open for application
Master's Programme in Spatial Planning and Development, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Human Geography and Geography
Open for application
Master's Programme in Tourism, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Tourism and Recreation Studies Human Geography and Geography
Open for application
Master's Programme in Transportation Design, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Technology Arts, Design and Media Design Product Development