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Programmes

Global Gender Studies

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

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3070 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.en.aau.dk/education/master/development-international-relations/specialisations/global-gender-studies

Description

Gender and related categories of e.g. religion, ethnicity, ‘race’, class and sexuality pose multiple inequalities which are vital for our understanding of development and international relations in a globalising world. Discriminations and inequalities (e.g. at the labour market) can be related to different globalisation processes (e.g. global migration processes) as these can be recognised in different regions and continents of the world.

The Global Gender Studies programme gives a specific focus to gendered perspectives upon structures and processes in international law (including human rights), equality politics on national, transnational and international levels, global democracy and governance, international institutions and transnational actors.

Global Gender Studies can be followed:

  • As a specialisation in the two-year Master’s programme Development and International Relations (DIR)
  • As a specialisation in the two-year Master’s programme European Studies (ES)
  • As two modules of each 5 ECTS as part of the above programmes or other Master’s programmes, for instance Culture, Communication and Globalisation (CCG).
Read more about the academic content of the programme

Career Opportunities  

The Global Gender Studies programme's specific focus on gendered perspectives upon structures and processes in international law (including human rights), equality politics on national, transnational and international levels, global democracy and governance, international institutions and transnational actors opens the door to a variety of professional career possibilities where gender and discrimination are a central component, such as in Nordic, European and international organisations, NGOs, institutions and universities.

Admission  

Global Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary specialisation. A bachelor’s degree in social sciences or humanities such as history, political science, sociology, migration studies, international studies, human geography, law or anthropology qualifies for admission.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of Aalborg University 
  

Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly.

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education 
http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.fivu.dk/

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 | Non-EU and EU applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Aalborg

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