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Title: Global Studies


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Global Studies
  • Global-studentcounselling_at_ruc.dk
  • www.ruc.dk/ISG/uddannelse/gs

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  • Roskilde University
  • Founded 1972 Campus Located 3 km from
    Historical Center of Roskilde 32 km from
    Copenhagen
  • Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. Programmes in 6
    Departments covering Natural Science, Humanities
    Arts, Social Science and Business
  • 10.000 Students and 1.200 employees

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  • Department of Society Globalization
  • Faculty Staff 75 Full time Ph.D. scholarships
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  • Bachelor Master Programmes in Development
    Studies, Public Administration, European Union
    Studies, Welfare Studies GLOBAL STUDIES
  • Ph.D. programmes in Governance, Citizens and
    Welfare Development Studies

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  • Studying at Roskilde
  • Students starts out following very broad
    programmes at the Bachelor level which are
    gradually narrowed down

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  • Each Semester Students Write a Project
  • Written on a group basis
  • 2-5 students
  • Faculty Staff Member Assigned as Supervisor
  • Three meetings in a semester
  • Research Question must relate to one of the
    courses

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The Programme
  • Global Studies is
  • A Two Year Master Programme
  • Cross-disciplinary within the confinement of
    Social Science
  • Part of a Two Year Master Programme
  • Ussually transgressing the confinements of Social
    Science
  • A Major or Minor subject in a Bachelor Programme

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The Bachelor Programme
  • Minor or Major Subject
  • Students come from Social Science, Humanities
    Sciences
  • First year courses broad introduction to key
    disciplines
  • Political Science, Economics, Sociology,
    Methodology etc.
  • Key Second Year Course
  • International Studies (7.5 ECTS)
  • Key Third Year Courses
  • Globalisation and Global Politics (7.5 ECTS)
  • Globalisation, Welfare and Inequality (7.5 ECTS)

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The Full Masters
  • Four semesters two years (Programme Start Sept.
    08)
  • Options
  • Internship while writing an Internship project
    (20 ECTS)
  • One project-free semester Extra Courses
  • Study abroad
  • Three Themes


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Programme Theme I
  • Global Politics, Global Governance,
    Regionalization and State Sovereignty
  • Cross-disciplinary, but with a political science
    bias

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Programme Theme II
  • Political Culture, Civil Society, Social
    Movements and Globalization
  • Cross-disciplinary, but with a bias towards
    sociology

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Programme Theme III
  • Global Political Economy - Globalization of
    Goods, Bads and Welfare
  • Cross-disciplinary, but with a bias towards
    economics

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  • Semester structure (except Thesis semester)
  • One Mandatory course one in each theme (5 ECTS)
  • One Project Departing from the Mandatory course
    (15 ECTS)
  • One Complementary Seminar chosen from a list of
    courses offered within each theme (7.5 ECTS)
  • One Methodological Workshop (2.5 ECTS) in the
    first week of the semester

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Example of Full Degree Programme for Roskilde
Students
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The Combination Masters
  • Two semesters - One year
  • Either
  • Two semesters following the Full Masters
  • Combination-thesis (15 ECTS) for each of the two
    subjects covered
  • Students encouraged to cover as many of the three
    themes as possible
  • Mandatory theme courses can also be used as
    complementary course from 5 to 7.5 ECTS via
    additional reading and 48 hour essay exam!

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  • Global Studies can be combined with any subject
    at Roskilde University
  • Social Science
  • EU-Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Development Studies

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  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Global Communications
  • Cultural Encounters
  • History
  • Languages

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  • Sciences
  • Geography
  • Technology and Society studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Health Studies

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Combination Structure
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  • Michael Kluth, Director of Studies
  • Mail kluth_at_ruc.dk ph. 45 46 74 26 14
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