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Programmes

Global Studies and Communication Studies

Master (2 years) of Global Studies and Communication , 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4950 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://ruc.dk/en/global-studies-communication-studies-int

Do you want to understand, analyse and communicate global issues?

A thorough introduction to the processes and issues of globalisation is required to understand a world that is both perceived and presents itself as increasingly complex and interconnected. Being able to communicate efficiently on these complex global issues is a multifacetted challenge.

The master’s programme in Global Studies + Communication Studies enables you to not only grasp and understand the increasing complexity of the world, but also to communicate this knowledge efficiently to different target groups.

There is a particular focus on workplaces with an international orientation and intercultural profile, qualifying you to work in the national or international media or NGO’s for instance.

With this Master’s degree you will have knowledge of the special conditions of strategic communication in and from institutions, companies and associations that work in an international and intercultural context.


Career

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • National and international media and public relations
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • 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 programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Communication Studies

Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English

Admission

The 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:

Tuition

There 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 Information

How 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




Autumn | EU and Non-EU applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

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