Are you interested in working with development related questions, with a focus on human development, poverty reduction or sustainability?
This programme is an interdisciplinary social sciences programme, which deals with key issues and problems of development as well as different theoretical perspectives to increase your understanding of the preconditions for and content of development. The objective of the programme is to provide you with the background knowledge and concrete skills to understand, assess and work in development-related fields, whether in direct poverty reduction or in other aspects of social and institutional development.
The programme in development studies will prepare you for PhD-studies as well as for a career in a role as policy maker, trainer or practitioner, in government agencies, private firms and NGOs.
After completing the Master of Science Programme in Development Studies, you will acquire a degree of Master of Science in Development Studies (120 credits), with a major in one 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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