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MDP in Futures Studies (MA)

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN FUTURES STUDIES (FUTU)

After graduation the students will be able to understand, compare and evaluate different futures studies cases and methods in relation to each other. The students can explore ethical questions, such as the role of futurists in decision-making processes and the incorporation of sustainability goals to futures studies. The students will learn to design and manage demanding futures studies projects independently. They can apply various methods of futures studies and judge the meaning and consequences of methodological choices.

Graduates of Futures Studies may work in strategic planning of large corporations and medium size business, as well as other organizations, for example administration and non-governmental organizations. MA in Futures Studies also opens up possibilities to other careers in research & development, consultancy and education.

More information about the programme and courses: futu@utu.fi

All students will prepare their personal study plans at the beginning of the study period under the guidance of the coordinator. The programme can be completed in two years. In case that the student is required to take supplementary studies in addition of the Master’s programme studies, two years may not suffice. It is highly recommended that supplementary studies will be taken during the first year.


Finland Futures Research Centre
Futures Studies (Field of Business)