Global Studies and Cultural Encounters
Master (2 years) of Global Studies and Cultural Encounters, 120 ECTSHumanities, social sciences, communication and arts
|Institution||Roskilde University (RUC)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||4050 EUR|
Do you want to study global and local migration issues?The master’s programme in Global Studies + Cultural Encounters addresses the cultural and political dimensions of global issues in an interdisciplinary manner. As well as global and local migration issues, you will study the intercultural dimension of international diplomacy and the general cultural challenges presented by globalisation.
This programme provides you with skills in teamwork and project management, as well as the competencies to show leadership in consensus-building and decision-making processes. You will be able to work independently and in teams in multicultural and multilingual environments.
The master’s programme strives to qualifying you for work for NGOs, consultancies, the private sector and local, regional, national and international organisations.
CareerThe programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:
- National and international media and public relations
- Local, regional, national/international civil administrations or educational institutions
- Government ministries and regional and international organisations.
This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.
Facts about the programmeDegree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Cultural Encounters
Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English.
AdmissionThe general requirements for admission to the Master’s programme are:
- A Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor´s degree within the field of study of the Master’s programme.
Students who wish to apply for a combination Master’s programme must have an educational background which is relevant to both subjects of the combination. If this is not the case the student, if generally qualified, will be required to do prerequisite studies at Bachelor level within the subjects for which the student is not fully qualified.
- Fluency in both spoken and written English. IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL paper-based: 550 or TOEFL computer-based: 225 or TOEFL internet-based: 80.
Applicants whose native language is English or applicants whose first university degree was completed at an English speaking university need not enclose a proficiency test. Documentation regarding this must be enclosed.
How and where to apply
At RUC you can enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student. Read more about your possibillities using the following links:
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.
Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
RUC charges an application fee for applicants from countries outside EU/EEA and Switzerland, who do not hold a Danish entry examination or a bachelor´s degree issued by a Danish university.
If you are granted one of the following types of residence permit, you are not required to pay the application fee:
- A permanent residence permit in Denmark ("Permanent opholdstilladelse")
- A temporary residence permit with the possibility of a permanent residence in Denmark ("Opholdstilladelse med mulighed for varigt ophold")
- A residence permit in Denmark according to the EU/EEA regulations (Opholdstilladelse jf. EF/EØS bekendtgørelsen")
For Further InformationHow to contact RUC
Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System