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Social Entrepreneurship and Management

Master (2 years) of Social Entrepreneurship and Management, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4350 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Learn to create social innovation with a view to solving societal problems and develop social value across traditional sectors and professions

Social entrepreneurs create social innovation with a view to solving societal problems and develop social value across traditional sectors and professions. The singlesubject Master's Programme Social Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM)  is interdisciplinary and draws upon areas such as sociology, organization leadership and governance as well as research in social innovation, social enterprise, CSR and social accounting.  You learn a wide-range of theories, concepts and practices within the following fields:
  • Social entrepreneurship, social enterprise and social responsibility
  • Innovation, capabilities and resource development
  • Managing and organizing social enterprises
You will gain skills for initiating, analyzing and managing social innovation processes. By exploring leadership and management processes in complex, multi-dimensional organisations, the programme aims to prepare academically-oriented practitioners for the reality of running, shaping and transforming the next generation of social enterprises and innovation-led organisations.

Career opportunities 

Graduates will typically be required  to work as entrepreneurs and managers within social innovation and as change agents and process facilitators in private, public and social enterprises as well as in national and international organisations and NGOs. 

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Social Entrepreneurship and Management

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


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
How and where to apply

At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:
Admission for Exchange Students
Admission for Guest Students

Tuition fees

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

Further Information

Application Deadlines

September entry (EU/EEA citizens and tuition fee waivers)

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

September entry (non-EU/EEA citizens)

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01


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