Master in Development studies in Macedonia

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Development studies

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.

Macedonia, officially the Republic of Macedonia, is a country located in the central Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared independence in 1991.

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European Studies - Joint Degree with University of Ljubljana

South East European University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Macedonia Skopje

The study programme in European Studies will qualify students for independent professional and analytical work in the field of European affairs at the national and the European levels. The programme integrates several disciplines of European Studies: Political Science (in particular International Relations and Comparative Politics), Economics, Law, Social Sciences (in particular with regards to... [+]

Best Masters in Development studies in Macedonia 2017. The study programme in European Studies will qualify students for independent professional and analytical work in the field of European affairs at the national and the European levels. The programme integrates several disciplines of European Studies: Political Science (in particular International Relations and Comparative Politics), Economics, Law, Social Sciences (in particular with regards to methodological capabilities) and Communication (emphasising the importance of two expert foreign languages) with their application to central issues of European integration (EU) and broader construction of Europe. The programme “European Studies“ is Joint Degree study programme with the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Career The study programme in European Studies will qualify students for employment opportunities in EU institutions and other (European) international organisations, in the national governments, especially Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Ministries of European Affairs, Ministries for Economic and Social Development; the career opportunities are also at the regional level (of municipalities and cities), in non-governmental organizations, the media, and political parties; expertise in the field of the EU processes and policies and internal market make the graduates employable also in business sector within and outside the EU. Learning outcomes Knowledge and understanding Displays basic knowledge and understanding of the scientific field of study (or studies), identifying appropriate methodologies for problem solving, as systematic and creative manner, which provides a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and / or application of autonomous ideas in the context of the research; Ability to identify enlarged and deepened knowledge; Shows the level of knowledge and competence in one or more specific scientific fields; Have knowledge of one or more subject areas, in certain scientific fields, based on the most renowned international research in this scientific field. Applying knowledge and understanding Ability to critically, independently and creatively solve problems with a certain originality in new or unfamiliar environments in a multidisciplinary context, related to the field of study. Making judgement Ability to synthesize and integrate knowledge; Ability to deal with issues systematically and creatively, solid estimate even with incomplete or limited information, but that include personal, social and ethical responsibilities in the application of acquired knowledge and assessment; Ability to select scientific theories, methodologies, tools and general skills in the subject areas, and installation of new analyzes and solutions on a scientific basis. Communication skills Ability to exchange findings and suggestions with argumentation and rationally bolstering them with both professional and unskilled persons, clearly and unambiguously; Taking considerable responsibility in shared outcomes; running and initiating activities. Learning skills Ability to recognize personal needs for further knowledge and skills for independent action in acquiring the knowledge and new skills in the framework of society; Ability to taking responsibility for further professional development and perfection. List of courses Semester 1 EU policies (9.0 ECTS) EU in global economy (6.0 ECTS) Free elective course 1 (6.0 ECTS) Foreign Language - elective course 1 (6.0 ECTS) Professional Foreign Language 1 (3.0 ECTS) Semester 2 European Union Law (6.0 ECTS) Theories of European Integration (9.0 ECTS) Professional Foreign Language 2 (3.0 ECTS) Free elective course 2 (6.0 ECTS) Foreign Language - elective course 2 (6.0 ECTS) Semester 3 Contemporary Issues of the European Union as a global actor (6.0 ECTS) Research Seminar – Thesis Preparation (9.0 ECTS) Practical work (3.0 ECTS) Elective course 1 (6.0 ECTS) Elective course 2 (6.0 ECTS) Semester 4 Master Thesis (30.0 ECTS) [-]