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DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, MASTER

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This specialization gives particular attention to studies in the human sciences within the areas of social and cultural encounters and exchange, inter-cultural communication, nation-building, geo-politics and globalization, governance and sustainable development. In lectures, relevant theories of identity-building, inter-cultural communication, international relations and sustainable development will be applied to case studies from across the Arctic.


The specialization consists of the following modules (70 ECTS points)

MODULE SEMESTER ECTS EXAM FORM
1.Cultures, Societies and Histories of the Peoples of the Arctic 7th (1st) 5 Internal, written exam: 48 h take-home assignment (max. 10 pgs.). Graded
2. The Arctic in the Age of Globalization. 8th (2nd) 5 Internal, written exam: 48h take-home assignment (max. 10 pgs.). Graded.
3. Project oriented course (internship) with an emphasis on one or more dimensions of Arctic Studies. Alternatively, relevant studies in another programme /university with an emphasis on one or more dimensions of Arctic Studies 9th (3rd) 30 30 Portfolio exam. Graded. Alternatively, exams elsewhere.
4. Master’s thesis with an emphasis on one or more dimensions of Arctic Studies. 10th(4th) 30 30 Written report. Graded.

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Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.
 

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