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Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies

Master (2 years) of Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies, 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
Website https://ruc.dk/en/cultural-encounters-international-development-studies-int

Multicultural contexts and international development processes

At the master’s programme Cultural Encounters + International Development Studies you will learn about culture as a concept and cultural practice in Denmark and globally. You will work with theories and methods to understand and work with culture as a concept and practice. You will acquire empirical knowledge of issues related to multilingual and multicultural contexts, and how these issues are handled by the various stakeholders. You will acquire theoretical and practical insight into the processes related to inequality and development in the Global South and their interaction with political, cultural, social and economic conditions.

The programme provides the skills to solve technical tasks in the field of cultural encounters and international development in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You will be qualified to engage professionally, constructively and critically in socially relevant analysis, practices and discussions relating to the fields of cultural encounters and international development in technical contexts.

Career

This programme is qualifying you for work in:
  • NGOs
  • Municipalities and ministries
  • Analysis and consulting companies
  • Museums
  • Research institutions and relevant higher education

This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Arts (MA) in Cultural Encounters and International Development Studies
Language of tuition: 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





Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01

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