MSc in Human Security at Aarhus University (AU), Denmark

Aarhus University (AU) 2 Years
Denmark Full Time
Master (2 years) of Human Security Onsite

During recent years, the concept of “human security” has become a rallying point for understanding and working with processes of human development in unstable environments. Growing challenges posed by global environmental change threaten to trigger a rapid escalation in conflicts throughout the world. Intensified competition for scarce resources, dwindling supplies of essential commodities, and a continued increase in global population rates are just some of these challenges. While human security is about the absence of physical violence, it is also more than this: human security is about freedom from fear, which is also freedom from want and being able to live a life with dignity.

The program is the fruit of a collaboration between the School of Culture and Society and the Faculty of Science and Technology and is taught at the historic Moesgaard Campus. The program lecturers come from a variety of departments and backgrounds including Anthropology and Bioscience, supplemented by visiting lecturers from around the globe. The program is interdisciplinary both in academic content and in its student body: our students have come from all over the world and from very different academic backgrounds – the humanities, social science, natural science – which enriches and enlivens the learning atmosphere.

The Department of Anthropology, in which the Human Security program is based, is among the strongest academic environments in Europe. The department attracts guest researchers, Ph.D. students, and students from all over the world. Our teaching is deeply anchored in our research, with particular specializations within globalization and development, innovation and design, and medical as well as visual anthropology.

Graduating with a Master’s in Human Security will open up job opportunities across many different sectors. Depending on your interest, you will be able to work for NGOs, international organizations, governmental agencies, private companies, or consultancies dealing with issues and topics that involve human security. The program’s monthly Human Security Profiles contain concrete career examples – see humansecurity.dk/profiles.

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here → https://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://en.ufm.dk/.

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:

Human Security is a unique interdisciplinary Master’s program and the first of its kind in Europe. Over your two years of study, you will learn several approaches to human security and you will achieve a deep understanding of conflicts and ecosystems all over the world. You will learn to analyze and you will learn how to intervene in settings comprising complex and interwoven social, environmental, economic, and political factors. At the same time, you will develop the ability to carry out an informed and critical analytical assessment of human and environmental safety by combining scientific theories with real-life experiences.

Enrollment Requirements:

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Human Security please visit the program’s website.

Teaching Language:

English

Costs/Tuition Fees:

4000 EUR

Level/Field(s) of Study:

Master's

Language Requirements:

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University.

About the University/Institution:

In 2011, Aarhus University launched the extended summer program “AU Summer University”. The program consists of a portfolio of courses taught in English at Bachelor’s or Master’s level within the fields of Arts, Business and Economics, Business Communication, Political Science and Law, Health, Science, and Technology.

In 2020, we are offering 101 English taught courses by AU lecturers and invited international guest lecturers from all over the world. All teaching at AU Summer University is based on current research and has a strong international perspective. The close link between research and education ensures the quality and depth of the courses.

Application Deadline:

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

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