M.Sc. On Campus

Global Studies and International Development Studies

Roskilde University

24 months
8700 EUR/year
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The Master in Global Studies and International Development Studies at Roskilde University enhances your knowledge and competencies within the area of the so-called “Global South” with its new growth economies and ever-greater influence on global politics.


The combination provides insight into global politics, trade, labour conditions, development policies, finance and resource economics.

You will gain a deeper understanding of the structure of international development, as well as of the various political, economic and social aspects of global issues and development.

The Master in Global Studies and International Development Studies at Roskilde University strives to qualifying you for work in the public or private sector, focusing on regional or international organisations, media, consultancies, NGOs and the private sector.


The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in the public or private sector within:

  • Media
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.

This degree qualifies you for a PhD study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation course in Global studies
  • Theory in International Development
  • Choose between: New Threats or Labour and Globalisation or Global Justice and Advocacy
  • Thesis based on Global Studies
  • Development Practices and Challenges
  • Advanced methodology course in Global Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree equivalent to a Danish bachelor's degree
  • Study elements equivalent to Danish bachelor’s level taken before completing your bachelor's degree - e.g. additional courses where you obtain ECTS/credits taken concurrently with your bachelor's degree or study elements passed at another bachelor's degree that you have not completed. However, we will only include a maximum of 30 ECTS from these studies.

You will not be assessed based on:

  • Work experience
  • Motivated application
  • Courses you have taken after completion of your bachelor's degree
  • Courses equivalent to studies at Danish master's level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Roskilde

5500 - 8500 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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