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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 has passed, but you may submit a late application.

Notification of selection results will be sent on 24 March 2017

Programmes listed by subject area

Master's Programme in Accounting, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Business Administration
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
Master's Programme in Architecture and Urban Design, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Architecture
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
Master's Programme in Ecology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Biology Conservation Biology Ecology
Master's Programme in Economics, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Economics
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 Geoecology, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Natural Science Earth Science Human Geography and Geography
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
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
Master's Programme in Marketing, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Business Administration
Master's Programme in Physics, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Engineering Physics Physics
Master's Programme in Political Science, 120 credits
  • Level Programme, Master’s Degree
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
Subject: Political Science
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
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
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

Important dates

  • Scholarship application deadline

    15
    Mar

    15 March 2017

    Final date for priority 1 master's applicants to submit their scholarship application.

    Umeå University Scholarship Application

  • Master's selection results

    24
    Mar

    24 March 2017

    Students who have applied to autumn 2017 master's programmes will receive their Notification of Selection Results. Remember to reply by 12 April at the latest.

  • Last date to reply - master's

    12
    Apr

    12 April 2017

    For master's applicants who have applied to the autumn 2017 semester, this is the last day to reply to your offer. Your Notification of Selection Results can be found when you log in to your account at Universityadmissions.se.