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299 Master of Science Programs in Social Sciences 2022

Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

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Saint Petersburg, Russia

The program aims to train qualified specialists for the international trading sector to ensure a healthy pipeline of talent to meet the modern challenges and sustain the conti ... +

The program aims to train qualified specialists for the international trading sector to ensure a healthy pipeline of talent to meet the modern challenges and sustain the continued growth of international trade relations. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The access to adequate housing is a perpetual global challenge and a process often tainted by political, social and economic exclusion and injustice. This master track offers ... +

The access to adequate housing is a perpetual global challenge and a process often tainted by political, social and economic exclusion and injustice. This master track offers the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the main principles of adequate housing provision and apply them in assessing existing policies. Students will learn how to devise the best possible mechanisms that foster accessible, affordable, available, acceptable and adaptable housing. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Jul 2022
Campus
 
Nijmegen, Netherlands

The programme analyses political behaviour, ideas, events and institutions with an emphasis on power relations.

The programme analyses political behaviour, ideas, events and institutions with an emphasis on power relations. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 

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Maastricht, Netherlands

The Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development emphasizes the connection between public policy and decision-making processes, or more specifically, the effective ... +

The Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development emphasizes the connection between public policy and decision-making processes, or more specifically, the effectiveness and efficiency of governance. You will be equipped with a variety of skills, tools, and knowledge that enable you to work as a policy designer or policy analyst. You will be capable of working within public and private institutions at local, national, and international levels. The one-year master's program is offered as a double degree in collaboration with United Nations University. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Groningen, Netherlands

As a research master's student, you choose one of our three multidisciplinary themes. The theme-specific courses will give you a broad view of the theme and will introduce you ... +

As a research master's student, you choose one of our three multidisciplinary themes. The theme-specific courses will give you a broad view of the theme and will introduce you to the unique perspectives of the theme-related specializations. In the course of the first semester, you will choose your own specialization. It will enable you to tailor your master's to the topics that you wish to engage in. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English (UK), Dutch
01 Sep 2023
01 May 2023
Campus
 
Norrköping, Sweden

Population aging and rising inequalities are marked trends worldwide, while globalization, digitalization, urbanization, migration, and changing gender relations are having pr ... +

Population aging and rising inequalities are marked trends worldwide, while globalization, digitalization, urbanization, migration, and changing gender relations are having profound effects on our lives. A longer living population presents global challenges and opportunities that affect every aspect of our lives, such as welfare, the environment, health, finance, housing, and employment. Gaining a profound understanding of the potentials and challenges of aging is crucial for the well-being of humankind and the sustainability of society. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Dublin, Ireland

The Master in Development Practice (MDP) is a world-leading and uniquely innovative program that blends science and social science to further international development. In the ... +

The Master in Development Practice (MDP) is a world-leading and uniquely innovative program that blends science and social science to further international development. In the program, students are exposed to leading-edge scientific and social science techniques and researchers in order to develop international development solutions. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Paphos, Cyprus

The MSc in International Relations, Strategy, and Security aims at providing students with a broad assessment of contemporary international relations, with emphasis on strateg ... +

The MSc in International Relations, Strategy, and Security aims at providing students with a broad assessment of contemporary international relations, with emphasis on strategy and security issues. It combines in-depth academic training in key concepts, theories, and case studies, alongside a structured process of engagement with contemporary debates and experience. It integrates theoretical approaches with the study of many cases and issues. -
MSc
Part-time
3 semesters
English, Greek
Online
 
London, United Kingdom

Aiming to develop the ability to analyse issues and debates, as well as an understanding of the contexts and analytical frameworks within which International Relations operate ... +

Aiming to develop the ability to analyse issues and debates, as well as an understanding of the contexts and analytical frameworks within which International Relations operates, this programme imparts knowledge and practical skills for career and life. This cutting-edge course was the first of its kind to have a special focus on global environmental politics. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Online
 
San Diego, USA

Position yourself for leadership and success in the humanitarian field with a master’s degree you can earn online in just 20 months from the Kroc School of Peace Studies.

Position yourself for leadership and success in the humanitarian field with a master’s degree you can earn online in just 20 months from the Kroc School of Peace Studies. -
MSc
Part-time
20 months
English
06 Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Online
 
Utrecht, Netherlands

What glues society together? How can trust and cooperation be promoted and conflict be avoided? What causes inequality in general and inequality between men and women in the j ... +

What glues society together? How can trust and cooperation be promoted and conflict be avoided? What causes inequality in general and inequality between men and women in the job market in particular? Why do immigrants have higher unemployment rates and lower-paid jobs? In the Master’s program Sociology and Social Research, you will learn how to answer these questions. We will teach you to develop explanations for relevant social phenomena using state-of-the-art theory from Sociology, but also other disciplines such as Economics and Psychology. You will test these explanations using quantitative empirical research methods. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
London, United Kingdom

The Online MSc in International Public Policy combines the specific theories, concepts and cases of public policy with international relations studies to ensure you gain a fir ... +

The Online MSc in International Public Policy combines the specific theories, concepts and cases of public policy with international relations studies to ensure you gain a firm grasp of the decision-making and implementation processes involved in international public policy. During this course, you'll explore the development, possibilities and limitations of international policy-making, including cooperation issues, the impact of international law and norms, and the role of international organisations and non-state stakeholders in policy-making. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
19 Sep 2022
09 Sep 2022
Online
 
Hung Hom, Hong Kong

China’s growth and integration into the world economy create opportunities for international business but foreign enterprises face the challenge of adjusting their way of doin ... +

China’s growth and integration into the world economy create opportunities for international business but foreign enterprises face the challenge of adjusting their way of doing business in China. To -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Bristol, United Kingdom

The MSc in Social Legal Studies presents an exciting opportunity to explore the role of law in society at a critical time in history - and cultivate a deep understanding of in ... +

The MSc in Social Legal Studies presents an exciting opportunity to explore the role of law in society at a critical time in history - and cultivate a deep understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to the study of law and legal phenomena. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Jul 2022
Campus
 
Leiden, Netherlands

In the Governance of Sustainability programme, you will be educated to be a future 'broker' or 'change maker' to improve the quality of governance solutions to major sustainab ... +

In the Governance of Sustainability programme, you will be educated to be a future 'broker' or 'change maker' to improve the quality of governance solutions to major sustainability challenges. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
Campus