Master of Arts in Social Sciences in Denmark

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Social Sciences

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

Despite its small population, Denmark ranks as one of the world's most innovative countries thanks to a strong emphasis on research and high-quality education. You will also be studying in a safe, friendly and innovation-driven environment.

Top Master of Art Programs in Social Sciences in Denmark 2018/2019

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MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation

Aarhus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Copenhagen Aarhus + 1 more

Education, learning and knowledge are widely recognised as the prime drivers in our rapidly changing world of global mobility. They are also the processes that build equal opportunity, economic development and citizenship – in the North as well as the South. The MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation at Aarhus University is unique in offering an in-depth understanding of the ways in which education, learning and knowledge are negotiated and managed in everyday life in different contexts – across national and cultural boundaries. [+]

Education, Learning And Knowledge In A Rapidly Changing World

Education, learning and knowledge are widely recognised as the prime drivers in our rapidly changing world of global mobility. They are also the processes that build equal opportunity, economic development and citizenship – in the North as well as the South. The MA in Anthropology of Education and Globalisation at Aarhus University is unique in offering an in-depth understanding of the ways in which education, learning and knowledge are negotiated and managed in everyday life in different contexts – across national and cultural boundaries.

Study in Copenhagen

The programme, which is based at the Emdrup campus in Copenhagen, is designed for students seeking advanced training in anthropological approaches to educational practice and process in settings as varied as educational institutions, workplaces, and civil society. The teaching faculty are all active researchers, and this means that a fruitful dialogue has been developed between the anthropological and educational traditions of inquiry, leading towards new areas of study. Using ethnographic research methods and cross-cultural comparisons, the programme analyses specific (local) practices of education and knowledge in relation to broader (global) social and cultural contexts.... [-]


Master of Arts in Middle East studies

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Odense

The purpose of the graduate programme in Middle East Studies is to provide a thorough knowledge of contemporary historical and political conditions of the Middle... [+]

The Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies at the Faculty of Humanities offers an international master degree in Middle East Studies.The purpose of the graduate programme in Middle East Studies is to provide a thorough knowledge of contemporary historical and political conditions of the Middle East.The student will acquire both historical overview of the Middle East and detailed insight into central issues of the shaping of the modern Middle East - issues which have contributed and will continue to contribute to form the Middle East, Middle East Studies, and the processes that will characterise the region and the research fields in the beginning of the 21st century.The study programme will also focus on the Middle East involving issues concerning Mediterranean perspectives, cultural encounters, refugee problems and human rights issues and European and Danish integration.This programme is offered in English.... [-]


Master of Arts in American studies

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Odense

American Studies is a two year MA program that focuses on the world's leading superpower. It looks at culture, politics, economics, literature, and society in a country of more than 300 million inhabitants in fifty distinct states. [+]

Because of the global reach of the United States, most Europeans have the impression that they "know" America, which is often perceived as a single culture, with little recognition of the complexity and variety that are characteristic of the nation.American Studies is a two year MA program that focuses on the world's leading superpower. It looks at culture, politics, economics, literature, and society in a country of more than 300 million inhabitants in fifty distinct states. American Studies is an interdisciplinary study that draws on several disciplines that must be included in order to ensure that students can understand and analyze American cultural identities and the changing relationship between the United States and the rest of the world.Through its cooperation with several departments at the University of Southern Denmark, American Studies offers you the opportunity to shape your study program by choosing electives in the participating programs, including literature, history, politics, and journalism. In the third semester, you also have the opportunity to go abroad to study in a European or American university through exchange agreements with selected institutions. The application form is available by clicking on the appropriate box in the upper right-hand corner of this page.This program is offered in English.... [-]