MSc in Global Development at University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) 2 Years
Denmark Full Time
Master (2 years) of of Science in Global Development Onsite

The study program paves the way for several new types of employment depending on your specialization during the second year of the program.

Many candidates will go on to jobs in private companies that interact with the Global South (Africa, Asia, and Latin America). Other graduates will find employment in institutions and organizations engaged in development work and more international issues.

There is considerable potential for Danish production companies, service businesses, and consultants in the global markets, especially in the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) and in the new growth countries, for example, Indonesia, Mexico, Turkey, and several African countries. Graduates of this new study program can help realize this potential.

The program can also lead to a research career in global development.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange program are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

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Course Details:

The MSc in Global Development is a research-based, cross-disciplinary Master of Science program. Enrolled students will be part of an international and vibrant study environment at the campus for social sciences at the University of Copenhagen, located near the city center.

The first year comprises six compulsory courses followed by a field course in a low or middle-income country. During the second year, students are free to compose their study program as they wish, ending with a master’s thesis.

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Costs/Tuition Fees:

5000 EUR

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About the University/Institution:

The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) has four campus areas located in Denmark’s capital city. The University is the largest educational institution in Denmark and consists of eight faculties that combined offer over 200 academic programs for study in health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and theology.

Application Deadline:

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens
Application date: Jan 15
Start date: Sep 01
EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens
Application date: Apr 01
Start date: Sep 01

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