Master's Degree in Administration in Gothenburg in Sweden

Compare Masters Programs in Administration 2017 in Gothenburg in Sweden

Administration

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Administration programs provide students with hands-on training through internships or projects, as well as lectures. Students can expect four years of study, and often are required to take courses unrelated to administration, such as biology and literature, to round out their degree.

 

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Gothenburg city is located in the west coast of Sweden. It is the 2nd largest city in the country and has over 500,000 inhabitants. Gothenburg has two universities Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

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Master Programme in International Administration and Global Governance

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

Master Programme of International Administration and Global Governance prepares students for professional careers in, as well as post-graduate research related to, the field of international affairs. [+]

Master Programme in International Administration and Global Governance, 120 hp

Master Programme of International Administration and Global Governance prepares students for professional careers in, as well as post-graduate research related to, the field of international affairs.

The programmes aim is to provide the skills and knowledge needed to formulate, analyze and evaluate policy related to long-term political, economic and social development.

Through interdisciplinary coursework, independent research projects and an internship, students gain both theoretical insights as well as the practical skills and knowledge to work in organisations involved in international issues. Coursework in the first semester explores the historical development of the international system, with focus on the relations among international organisations and between international organisations and various state and non-state actors. Students will also explore the primary policy theories in areas such as peace and conflict studies, and economic, social and political development. Why have some policy ideas been embraced and others not? What ramifications have theories of development policy had, and for whom? Understanding how schools of thought develop, gain footing in the international arena and are, or fail to be, implemented at the international, national or local levels sheds light on the factors that enable or limit efforts to effect change in the world. Through analyses of specific cases in international economic, political and social development, the courses will develop students ability to forecast the effects of different policy approaches, and provide the skills needed to develop policy proposals and strategies for advocacy and implementation of those policies.... [-]