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Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change (2017-2019)



- Critically assess the key challenges of leading societal change processes from the perspectives of business, governance and politics.
- Discuss the extent through which current theories, models and approaches of leadership and management are adequate to solve existing problems and dilemmas
- Apply key concepts emanating from the fields of business, governance and politics to real situations (case studies)


- Grasp the importance of, and the existing mechanisms for, collaborating across multiple sectors of the economy
- Master the ability to communicate and think across disciplinary fields and/or knowledge domains
- Recognise and comprehend the effects of broader societal changes - digitisation, urbanisation, aging, etc.
- Be an active participant of change processes

General competence

- Be able to formulate precise and relevant academic research problems and undertake independent scientific work
- Be able to collaborate with and address multiple stakeholder audiences
- Be able to assess, interpret and critic selected domains of leadership from the perspective of business, governance and politics theories and practice


Master's degree (120 ECTS)
- Joint Programme Studies 30 ECTS
- Specialisation-specific Advanced Studies 65 ECTS, including the master's thesis 40 ECTS
- Free Choice Studies 25 ECTS

Students graduate from three different degrees according to their specialisation.

Specialisations and degrees:
a) Governance for Sustainable Change: Master of Administrative Sciences
b) Politics in Wider Europe: Master of Social Sciences
c) Sustainable Business Management: Master of Science (Business Administration)

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Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change (2017-2019)

Joint Programme Studies 30 ECTS
Doing research on current change challenges 10 ECTS
Introduction to Science and Research is to be taken as a 2 ECTS course. More information in the course description.
Free Choice Studies 25 ECTS
Leadership students have the opportunity to freely choose available UTA courses based on individual interest. Finnish language courses are strongly recommended for non-Finns. Below we have listed some suitable UTA courses and study modules that may be chosen.
LFCS05 Internship, 10 ECTS
JKKYINA11 Demola-Project Work I, 5 ECTS
European Integration 20 ECTS
HALKAS14 Europe in Transition, 5 ECTS
HALJUA24 European Union Law, 5 ECTS
HALJUA42 Human Rights Law, 5 ECTS
HALEUA11 EU Financial Management, 5 ECTS
Security Governance 25 ECTS
HALTUS21 Security Governance, 10 ECTS
HALTUS15 Crisis Management, 10 ECTS