Masters degrees in Danish Society & Culture involve advanced study of the social and cultural relationships, traditions and phenomenon originating from, or associated with Denmark.
Related postgraduate specialisms include Scandinavian Studies, and European and Nordic Studies. Entry requirements typically include a relevant undergraduate degree such as Modern Languages or Cultural studies.
Denmark’s is renowned as a socially and culturally innovative centre, having achieved developments in fields such as science, technology and philosophy. As such, it makes an interesting research subject, particularly with regards to contemporary practices.
For example, you might analyse the government’s pioneering stance towards the importance of the arts, and the means through which citizens are involved with projects through a localised system of grant funding.
Alternatively, you might choose to inspect the social strata within Denmark, such as the Danish concept of ‘hygge’, through which Danes evoke feelings of happiness through different social activities and traditions.
Careers may include roles in academia, publishing and journalism, as well as heritage management, or humanitarian work with charities and other NGOs. You might also consider government service roles, such as translation, immigration or foreign affairs.