More information on degree studies at the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education offers undergraduate programmes with majors in Education, Adult Education, Special Education and Crafts Education. The language of tuition is Finnish except in the Master's Degree Programme in Education and Learning, where the language of tuition is English.

The Faculty educates qualified teachers to pre-school and primary school levels, to special needs education, and also experts and researchers to a variety of tasks in the field of education. In addition the Faculty qualifies subject teachers for lower and upper secondary school levels by offering pedagogical studies in teacher education. The Faculty provides pedagogical education also to university teachers.

The students of the faculty are highly motivated. There are annually over 3000 applicants to the Faculty. Less than 10 % of them are accepted. The large number of applicants is explained by the prestige of the professions in the field of education, especially of the class teacher profession. The Faculty is also considered to be an interesting place to study, offering many options for its students, for instance in Arts Education.

Faculty in brief

Approximately 1800 BA & MA students

BA & MA degree programmes in:

  • Educational Sciences (Education, Adult Education, Special Education)
  • Special Needs Teacher Education
  • Class Teacher Education (Turku and Rauma)
  • Craft Teacher Education (Rauma)

BA degree programme in Eary Childhood Education Teacher Education (Rauma)

Master’s degree programmes in:

  • Education and Learning (in cooperation with the University of Regensburg, Germany)
  • Education (Early Childhood Education) (Rauma)