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Top Masters in Social Sciences in Asia 2019

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

Master Program in Social Sciences in Asia

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International University of Japan

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth log ... [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Asia 2019. Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth logic in the fields of politics, economy and management, using Japan’s experiences in economic development and corporate growth as basic case materials. The JGDP was jointly developed by JICA and IUJ under the JICA-DSP.* *JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Development Studies Program (JICA-DSP) ”JICA-DSP” is a program that invites future leaders from partner countries to Japan to complete master’s or doctor’s degrees at Japanese graduate schools, where they learn about Japan’s experiences with its own modernization and development experience with Japanese development cooperation to other countries. JICA and universities in Japan jointly built and offer the JICA-DSP. Students will not only study in their respective academic fields, but will also learn much from modern Japan’s experience of development, which differs significantly from the history of growth and development found in the West. Students can study the “Japanese experience” systematically, including even negative ones, so that they may use this knowledge to contribute to the development of their own countries. THE CURRICULUM ... [-]
Japan Niigata
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Kaplan Singapore

The Master of Counselling in the Faculty of Education is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counselling. It is taught by academics with extensive ex ... [+]

Monash University Structure and Content

The Master of Counselling in the Faculty of Education is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counselling. It is taught by academics with extensive experience working as professional counsellors/psychologists. It can be completed in 12 months, 18 months or 24 months as a part-time study depending on the level of entry.

The Master of Counselling provides a professional qualification and offers authentic counselling experience. It is suitable for people from a variety of professions such as human resources, health, social welfare and education.

An integral component of the course is 300 hours of professional placement, which includes contact and non-contact hours. Non-contact hours include any counselling-related duties associated with the placement centre that do not involve counselling clients. Examples include administrative duties, observation of groups or activities, writing case notes, research into a particular case or attending meetings. Contact hours include client counselling or discussions about case managers, teachers, social workers and/or family members.... [-]

Singapore
October 2019
English
Full time
Part time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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European University Cyprus

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and education ... [+]

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and in career development and growth.

Employment Opportunities

Career Guidance and Counselling in the public and private education sector, Youth and Employment Programs, Human Resource sector, freelance consultant.

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Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Greek
Full time
18 months
Campus
Online
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American University In the Emirates

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresse ... [+]

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The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresses current and emerging security and Intelligence challenges and opportunities.

The program prepares students, for professional orientation in the Intelligence specialization and even more so in the information analysis framework.

The program’s curriculum standards are framed according to the Qualification Framework of Emirates level 9 and the CAA international accredited standards, as well as the International Association For Intelligence Education IAFIE, The program has been accredited by the Ministry of Education (UAE).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2019
English
2 years
Campus
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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)

The Asia Pacific region and the international community as a whole are facing many urgent issues which need to be addressed in order to ensure equitable development and s ... [+]

The master’s program in International Cooperation Policy provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice, drawing on diverse fields to train creative professionals who can understand complex challenges from multiple perspectives and formulate feasible solutions with integrative approaches from global, regional, and local perspectives. Such training will improve practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate projects, and thereby contribute to organizations that work closely with and in developing nations.

Students can select one of the following five divisions for their specialization: International Public Administration, Public Health Management, Sustainability Science, Tourism and Hospitality and Development Economics. They are required to take analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses, and research-oriented seminar courses.... [-]

Japan Beppu
April 2020
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master of Governance and Public policy (MGPP) degree aim to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tool ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policy a dynamic and complex era of globalization.

The program combines relevant contemporary theories, professional skills, practical knowledge, high-level research skills and critical thinking to approach the questions of governance and policy management in the new millennium. The MGPP equips students with cutting-edge skills to undertake open, accountable, responsive and inclusive leadership to address the administrative, ethical, financial, organizational and political challenges in delivering superior governmental services and making effectual decisions.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
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English
Full time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s programme at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Rus ... [+]

Programme Profile

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s programme at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries.

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and PIR Center have partnered to develop the Dual Degree in Nonproliferation Studies.

Our Aim

The programme prepares students for professional careers in the nonproliferation field in national governments, international organizations, academia, think tanks, and the private sector. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on global security, history, science and technology, area studies, public policy, and research methods—with a particular emphasis on practical skills.... [-]

Russia Odintsovo USA Monterey
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English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Al-Ahliyya Amman University

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Courses

0737701 Psychopathology – Advanced {3} [3-3]

Provides a general study of the field of psychopathology. It includes an examination of the classification, description, etiology and treatment implications of the various psychological disorders according to (DSM-V-TR). Prerequisite: none

0737201 Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis {3} [3-3]

This course is designed to train students in the application and interpretation of psychological tests. The primary focus is on the assessment of intelligence, behavior, and personality as well as on other data collection procedures and techniques in the assessment of psychopathology. Prerequisite: none

0737203 Clinical Interviewing {3} [3-3]... [-]

Jordan Amman
September 2019
English,Arabic
Full time
Campus
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Higher School of Economics

Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and ... [+]

Programme Overview

Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and economic development in modern Asia, predominantly South Asia and the Middle East, through comparative and international political economy, economic development theory, and comparative anthropological sociology. Its approach is grounded in the context of retrospective genesis methodology of Asian Studies.

The programme provides students with a range of skills required to understand the processes that are taking place in contemporary Asia. The programme is distinguished by its inter-disciplinary approach, which enables students to supplement area studies with courses on international trade, investment, and business, thus providing them with necessary tools to analyze economic, political and cultural issues relevant to Asian countries. A number of courses will focus specifically on relations between the Russian Federation and countries in the region. The programme's academic content is complemented by research projects and opportunities for language training.... [-]

Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Master of Social Work (MSW) programs prepare graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. ... [+]

Overview

Master of Social Work (MSW) programs prepare graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. The MSW program will prepare UAEU graduates to enter the job force as specialized practitioners, accepting leadership roles within the areas of health/mental health, criminal justice, applied research, policy analysis, community education, schools and in the planning and provision of social services in other areas. The Master of Social Work consists of 30 credit hours of specialized course-work and practicum for students with a Bachelor degree in Social Work (BSW). The MSW program also welcomes students with a bachelor degree in disciplines other than social work. However, for these students, the program of study will consist of foundation courses (30 credit hours) in year 1 and specialization courses (30 credit hours) in year 2 for a total of 60 credits hours.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2020
English
Full time
Part time
2 years
Campus
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Pyatigorsk State University

The Program provides enhanced study of theoretical and practical issues of international economic relations with a concentration on World Economy, International Economic ... [+]

The Program is destined for applicants holding BA Degree in Economics (for full-time studies) or BA Degree in any field (for e-learning option) as well as Russian language skills of at least B1 level, and has been offered at the Institute of International Relations of the University.

The Program provides enhanced study of theoretical and practical issues of international economic relations with a concentration on World Economy, International Economic Legislation, International Contractual Practice and Pricing, International Monetary-Credit Relations, Projecting, Organization and Management of External-Economic Operations etc.

The Program graduates can be employed in positions of different-leveled managers at companies involved in international trade and industrial cooperation, analysts in insurance companies and banks, economic experts in business and municipalities etc.... [-]

Russia Pyatigorsk
September 2019
Russian
Full time
24 - 29 months
Campus
Online
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Monash University Malaysia

The Master of Professional Counselling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. ... [+]

The Master of Professional counseling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. It is taught by academics with extensive experience of working as professional counselors/psychologists.

This course is designed to prepare you to become registered counselors in settings such as community mental health, schools, health centers, workplaces, and in private practice. The course is also suitable if you are already working in various professions who may wish to utilize counseling skills in roles such as teaching, social work, and human resources.

A distinctive feature of the course is its focus on preparing students to be culturally competent counselors in Malaysia and the region. This course requires you to undertake 504 hours of clinical placements, including a minimum of 192 hours of client contact. Through these mandatory placements, you have an opportunity to apply theory to practice under supervision in clinical settings.... [-]

Malaysia Subang Jaya
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English
Full time
Part time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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Lobachevsky University

Sociology, International Relations Theory, Political Science, Political Psychology - Theoretical approaches and research methods of all these sciences are united by a uni ... [+]

Program Details Language of Instruction: English Duration: 2 years ECTS: 120 Entrance Exams: English Language, Sociology Department: Faculty of Social Sciences

Overview

Sociology, International Relations Theory, Political Science, Political Psychology - Theoretical approaches and research methods of all these sciences are united by a unique master's program run at the Faculty of Social Sciences - Sociology of Politics and International Relations.

Professionalism, high scientific qualification, skills of conducting complex research, comparative analysis of large-scale social and political processes and their subjects in the modern world, social and economic aspects of globalization, makes the graduate of this master's profile a popular specialist in the modern labor market.... [-]

Russia Nizhny Novgorod
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)

The Executive Master in EU Studies is a multi-disciplinary two-year (60 ECTS) curriculum, which offers flexible study paths and methods for professionals, postgraduates ... [+]

The Online Executive Master in EU Studies is organised by the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE – www.cife.eu). CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Bruxelles and Istanbul. It receives special funding in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union. Most graduates of CIFE’s programme work for European institutions, international organisations and NGOs.

Our Executive Master – multi-disciplinary and flexible

CIFE’s Executive Master in EU Studies is a multi-disciplinary two-year (60 ECTS) curriculum, which offers flexible study paths and methods for professionals, postgraduates and officials who are pursuing their careers at the same time.... [-]

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2 years
Online
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Saint Petersburg University

Extensive experience in teaching African languages combined with a comprehensive set of courses relevant for African studies. ... [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Asia 2019. Level of education: Master program Type of instruction: Full-time Duration: 2 years Language of instruction: English Benefits of the program Extensive experience in teaching African languages combined with a comprehensive set of courses relevant to African studies. Students have access to unique electronic resources in Russian and foreign languages as well as to a dedicated collection of the M. Gorky Scientific Library of St Petersburg University. The Library holds over 300 copies of fiction, science and education books in all the languages of the program. It boasts a collection of ancient manuscripts and block books common in Oriental cultures as well as rare and antiquarian books and lithographs. Complex approach to African Studies Main courses Introduction to African Studies Historical and typological linguistics of African languages African languages and general linguistics African folklore and oral tradition Ethnopsychology of African peoples Areal linguistics and dialectology of African languages African geography and modern political situation African literature in European languages Literature in African languages Sketch of African history Religions of Africa African arts Amharic, Bambara, Hausa, Swahili Key skills Students acquire skills in working with academic and reference literature as well as its analysis Expert evaluation and analysis of problems related to Africa Knowledge of the ethnolinguistic situation in the region and the ability to understand the multicultural environment Career opportunities ... [-]
Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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