Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
Benin, located in West Africa, is home to a multitude of higher education options. There are 10 branches of the National University of Benin throughout the country, and the total number of public and private institutions combined is 94.
This two-year program offers academic training in social sciences related to development, featuring two tracks: Economic History, and Sociology and Political Science. It
Master in Development Studies (MDS)
This two-year program offers academic training in social sciences related to development, featuring two tracks: Economic History, and Sociology and Political Science. It is offered only to full-time students and provides foundational economics training to students alongside locally-tailored coursework in other social sciences. It is aimed at students with bachelor degrees in History, Anthropology, Sociology, Philosophy, and Legal Studies. The MDS program seeks to prepare students for a wide variety of paths, including doctoral studies in the social sciences, research opportunities, and work in public, non-profit or private sectors in a range of roles.[-]