Master (2 years) of Science Studies, 120 ECTSMathematics, natural- and computer science
|Institution||Aarhus University (AU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||6750 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionScience and technology form part of our day-to-day lives wherever we are, and we constantly have to make decisions drawing on scientific and technological knowledge. Natural scientists tell us the significance of CO2 in relation to climate change, and when we have to decide whether to reduce CO2 emissions, we need to understand what sort of knowledge we have and on what it is based. The MSc in Science Studies provides you with insight into how scientific discoveries and knowledge have affected our lives and our societies. You learn to place scientific knowledge within historical, philosophical and social perspective, and you work comprehensively with the many challenges and opportunities that science provides.
Career Opportunities As a student in science studies, you will learn to understand the
social and philosophical implications of science, the forces driving
technological change, and contemporary developments within research and
public understanding of science.
Knowledge of the development of science and the ability to analyze
science in a cultural and societal context can be useful in many
For example, graduates may choose to work with communicating science
and its challenges and opportunities to the general public through the
AdmissionTo find out more about admission to the MSc in Science Studies please visit the programme’s website.
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus 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.
TuitionThere 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.
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You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
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