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Career prospects

Students with a Master's degree in Development Studies, Global Studies or Social Studies of Gender can pursue a research career through doctoral studies, or enter the field of policy and/or practice in an international organisation, NGO, or governmental agency.

Since the inception of the programmes, here are some of the job titles that our alumni had after 1-2 years of graduation:

  • Assistant Development Planning Officer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Case officer
  • Consultant
  • Coordinator of International Programmes and Agreements
  • Doctoral candidate
  • European Governmental and Public Affairs Policy Officer
  • Executive Director
  • Gender Specialist
  • GIS Analyst
  • Grief counsellor
  • International Communications Advisor
  • Investigation Officer
  • Krisarbetare (counselling youth)
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Partnership and Outreach Coordinator
  • Pedagogue
  • PhD Candidate
  • Project Manager
  • Project technichal advisor
  • Programme Manager
  • Refugee Status Determination Associate
  • Regional Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • Senior Protection Assistant
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Social worker
  • Supply chain planner
  • Teaching Associate

Some of the employers include:

  • Action Aid International
  • Alliance for Global Education
  • Bátor Tábor Foundation
  • Consultancy Africa Intelligence
  • Counterpart International
  • GapMinder Foundation
  • United Nations
  • Migrationsverket
  • Region Skåne
  • Sustainable Development Policy Institute
  • Various Universities around the world
  • Women for Sustainable Growth
  • UNHCR
  • UNDP
  • Other UN agencies