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The focus area of the profile is Management of People. This profile will expand the students competencies in contemporary management and organization that enable students to develop structured and principled insights regarding the salient issues of managing people. Its contents represent state-of-the-art in management and organization research and practice.
Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects that are relevant for this profile: Foundations of Management, Foundations of Organization, Human Resource Management, Personnel Economics, Leadership and Organizational Communication, and Corporate Strategy and Organization Design. These courses combine three distinct tracks: The first relates to human resource management, the second to the key challenges of managing people, and the third to analyzing and designing organizations. Each track has a clear progression that develops students knowledge about theories and how to apply these to practical business issues.
Finally, the student will gain competences as regards to corporate staff functions, general or human resource management, and consulting. The profile is particularly suitable for students who want to pursue a career in the field of human resource management. The profile develops students theoretical and practical skills that enable them to take charge of key management functions and projects in human resource management. The profile develops students ability to think in principled ways about the key policies and choices of recruiting and retaining talent, and how to apply their skills in the design of policies and programmes.
Study start 1st September
* Human Resource Management
* Foundations of Management
* Foundation of Organization
* Leadership and Org. Communication
* Personnel Economics
* Corporate strategy & organization design
* Elective courses, Max 30 ECTS
* Masters thesis, 30 ECTS
Admissions to the programme as of 1st February will commerce with 30 ECTS elective courses. Please check the list of the preapproved elective courses on the website.
You have the choice of some more broad courses or courses from other profiles constituent courses on 1st semester - preferable due to progression. You can also go abroad and take the elective courses at another university,do an internship in a company or combine both.
International students have the following scholarships options:
Please also check the information at the two official Danish educational websites:
Please notice that we unfortunately do not offer scholarships for undergraduate students.
Options for full-degree graduate students:
Danish Government Scholarship Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher EducationThe Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.
The Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education has launched a scholarship programme for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying a full degree at graduate level. Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for highly talented students who have been admitted to a range of programmes.
The board of the University of Southern Denmark decides from year to year which study programmes will benefit from the scholarships and the University will recommend the most qualified applicants in these programmes for a scholarship. Therefore it is not possible to apply for this scholarship. If you are a non-EU student and applying for a programme which offers this scholarship you will automatically be considered for it.
Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus
Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.
A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.
For more information please visit BHJ Foundation Page
20 scholarships for MSc in Engineering
Options for Exchange and Guest Students:
Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements) Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals
The scholarship helps cover living expenses.
Iki Wakabayashi Foundation (A scholarship which can be applied by all SDU students who are leaving for a period of exchange or internship in Japan - or similar for a Japanese student being enrolled at SDU)
The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution.