Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Turku
Country: Finland
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Step into the future with our Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies, offering a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, and practical education in this emerging field. Tailored to cultivate foresight experts, the program empowers individuals to guide organizations in seizing future opportunities and navigating potential risks.


Delve into the uncharted territory of Futures Studies, a groundbreaking field focused on understanding the complexities of the future. Futurists analyze past trends and current perspectives to project future scenarios and discontinuities. The program explores probable, possible, and preferred futures, serving as a catalyst for societal action. Futures Studies equips decision-makers with alternative long-term strategies in the face of a dynamically changing operational environment.

Admission Requirements

  • Nationally recognized first-cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • IELTS 5 and the writing test score 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT 90 and the writing test score 20
  • Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grades A, B or C.
  • Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grades A, B or C.
  • PTE – Academic test with a minimum overall score of 62 and the writing test score 54

The extent of the Programme is 120 ECTS and the degree is designed to be completed in two years. Futures Studies as a major subject includes compulsory and optional courses that build the expertise of the student in, for example, futures studies methodology, strategic foresight and scenario building.

Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €10,000/academic year

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates can anticipate fulfilling roles such as Futurist Consultant, Policy Analyst, Innovation Strategist, Scenario Planner, and Sustainability Advisor. The program prepares individuals to contribute meaningfully to shaping a more informed and resilient future.

Visa Requirements:

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