Master of Science in Globalisation and Sustainable Development

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Master of Science in Globalisation and Sustainable Development

Globalization (photo)

Hands holding a globe. Photo.



  • Master

  • Full-time
  • 15. April Application deadline


About Globalisation and Sustainable Development

Globalisation and the increased interconnectedness created by the rapid flow of capital, people, goods, images and ideologies across national boundaries requires a new set of specialised educational tools. The two-year Master programme in Globalisation and Sustainable Development prepares students to analyse the complex interactions between the political, economic, cultural and social trends which are having profound effects on our contemporary world.

Admission MGLOPOL


Please note that there are different deadlines and application procedures for applicants dependent on citizenship:

1 December: For Applicants who are citizens of non-EU/non-EEA countries 
1 March: Applicants who are citizens of Norway or EU/EEA countries or who already live in Norway with a Norwegian ID-number and do not require a visa to study in Norway. 

Criteria and instructions for applicants.

We admit up to 20 students.

Career Prospects - MGLOPOL

Career Prospects

This Master's programme is designed to provide it`s students with specialist knowledge and transferable skills to pursue careers in a variety of different global corporations, non-governmental or governmental organisations.

Programme components - MGLOPOL

Programme Components

The master's programme in Globalisation and Sustainable Development involves two years of full-time studies in Trondheim. The workload for a full-time student for one academic year is 60 credits.

The programme is structured around core courses and elective courses (7.5 credits). In addition, the programme consists of an internship (30 credits) and a master's thesis (30 credits).

Student guidance - MGLOPOL


Please contact us if you have any questions:
Phone: +47 73 55 89 07

You can also visit us at campus Dragvoll in Building 7, level 4.


  • Programcode: MSGLOPOL
  • Degree type: Master of Science in Globalisation and Sustainable Development
  • Credits: 120
  • Unit: Department of Geography
  • Location: Trondheim

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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2020

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2021

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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