Development Studies - Master of Science Programme (120 credits), 120.0 hp
The Master of Science in Development Studies is an interdisciplinary social science master's programme focusing on problems of poverty and human development. The objective of the programme is to provide students with the background knowledge and practical skills to understand, assess and work in development-related fields, whether in direct poverty reduction or in other aspects of social and institutional development.
Students will acquire a critical social science approach and will conduct their own research within the context of the master's thesis. The programme prepares the students for PhD studies, and is also suited to those who aim to make contributions to sustainable human development in a role such as policy makers, trainers or practitioners, in government agencies, private firms and NGOs.
After completing the Master of Science Programme in Development Studies, students will acquire a degree of Master of Science in Development Studies (120 credits), with a major in either of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Development Studies, Human Geography, Education, Political Science, Social Work, Social Anthropology, Sociology, or Sociology of Law. The major corresponds to the major in the Bachelor's degree.
The medium of instruction is English. This means that lectures, seminars and examination will be in English.
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