Master's degree programme, 2 years

Globalization and Sustainable Development

– Learning Outcome

Learning outcome

A candidate who has completed his or her qualification should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


  • has obtained advanced knowledge within the field of globalization studies and specialist knowledge within a given area
  • has acquired thorough knowledge about the major theories and methods in globalization research
  • has obtained knowledge through work in real life situations through the internship


  • can work independently with theoretical and practical problem solving and apply relevant and appropriate methods for research and other knowledge production in an independent manner
  • can analyze and critically relate to different sources and types of information and to apply these to structure and formulate academic arguments
  • can conduct a limited research project independently, but under supervision and in accordance with existing ethical norms and guidelines

General competence

  • has command over the particular discourse and analytical concepts of the globalization research field
  • can apply the acquired knowledge and skills to new research areas in order to implement advanced work tasks and projects and is able to disseminate independent work
  • has gained work experience, which is relevant for international organizations and companies