Find Masters Degrees in Social Sciences in Lithuania
The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.
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.
The study program Organizational Psychology is designed to prepare a psychologist capable of applying current knowledge and methods in psychology, research, consultation
The study program Organizational Psychology is designed to prepare a psychologist capable of applying current knowledge and methods in psychology, research, consultation and counseling skills based on sound scientific and ethical principles that will promote psychosocial well-being and organizational effectiveness within the context of economic and social change.
Upon completion of the program, a student is qualified a Master in Social Sciences, specializing in Organizational Psychology.
Upon completion of the program the graduates will have acquired the following competencies:
Describe, critically evaluate and apply modern psychological theories explaining the behavior of an organization, person or group;
Evaluate and analyze the psychological aspects and problems of functioning of organizations;
Carry out research on the basis of modern scientific methodology, to interpret the results properly, be able to present them appropriately, and give recommendations;
Consult organizations on leadership, personnel management, an organization of work, career counseling and promotion of psychological well-being of employees;
Elaborate and improve psychological intervention programs (personnel education, health maintenance, and promotion, team formation, employees’ adaptation, and socialization, etc.), provide help in their implementation and be able to evaluate their effectiveness;
Work following Labour Law regulations and principles of professional ethics;
Work individually and in teams, exchange information and professional experience.
The graduate program in Diplomacy and International Relations was launched in September 2001. It was prepared and organized with the support of the Seton Hall University
The graduate program in Diplomacy and International Relations was launched in September 2001. It was prepared and organized with the support of the Seton Hall University (USA), School of International Relations and Diplomacy, and also with the support of Stasio Lozoraičio Fund. Currently, this program is one of the most popular graduate study programs at the university. Since 2012/2013 all the program courses are delivered in English.
Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, the Humanities or other Social Science field is required. Applicants who have not studied in a Political Science undergraduate program should have 24 credits in Political Science....
The aim of the Master Study Programme in Applied Sociology is to provide its graduates with complex theoretical and research competencies that would allow them to react a
The programme of Applied Sociology is designed to prepare specialists capable of originally and independently analysing peculiarities and problems of the functioning of society at its various levels. Graduates will also be able to prepare and complete research projects on social problems, to define solutions for social problems and to implement them by applying contemporary sociological theories and methods. After completion of the programme of Applied Sociology, the master degree in sociology is granted.
Competence to apply sociological theoretical models for the analysis of peculiarities of the functioning and development of society;
Competence to identify soci...
Master degree in Social Work provides possibilities to continue studies in doctoral programs (Ph.D.) in sociology, social work, science of education and in other social;
Graduates will be able to:
develop social work research and produce social work knowledge;
analyze the mission and objectives of contemporary social work in the local and global context promoting human rights and social justice;
reflect the integrity of theory, practice, and ethics in social work process;
analyze the interrelations between social policy, social structures, and resources and design social projects;
critically analyze interactions between social worker and client and perform interventions in complex situations;
apply social work intervention methods emphasizing the participation of clients in the change process;
understand the principles, methods, and restrictions of social worker activity in organization and community;
reflect the learning and professional experience, professional relations in organizations and continue learning independently, developing social work profession.
Master in Social Anthropology, the first anthropology program launched in the Baltic States, gives you the opportunity to become an expert in cross-cultural analysis and
The prospective students are expected to hold a Bachelor degree or its equivalent in the fields of Social Sciences or Humanities.
Master in Social Anthropology, the first anthropology program launched in the Baltic States, gives you the opportunity to become an expert in cross-cultural analysis and a mediator of socio-cultural encounters.
Certificate in Intercultural Understanding (Southern Illinois University, USA)
An international cooperation between VMU and Southern Illinois University (SIU) offers an opportunity for MA in Social Anthropology students to attain the SIU Certificate in Intercultural Understanding. Students may complete the 24 ECTS credits of the Module of Study in Intercultural Understanding offered by the Department of Anthropology, SIU, by taking a total of four courses given at VMU campus as part of their degree studies. The Certificate from SIU is issued alongside their Master degree from VMU....
Graduates of the Master of Political Science: East Asia Region Studies program will have a possibility to work in different state, non-governmental and private institutio
The postgraduate programme of East Asia Region Studies (EARS) is the first and only graduate programme in Lithuania and Baltic States that offers English courses in the field of East Asian contemporary politics and society. The programme is mainly concentrated on modern political, economic, social and cultural issues of East Asian countries, i.e. Korea, Japan and China, but also provides possibility for students to study region’s history, traditions and religions. The best and most motivated students will be encouraged to study at least one semester abroad at one of VMU’s partner universities in East Asia.
Knowledge of contemporary politics, economics and soc...
The programme is based on three main basic blocks: theory (45 ECTS), practice (9 ECTS) and research work (36 ECTS). Theory study block consists of 2 main parts. Compulsor
The programme is based on three main basic blocks: theory (45 ECTS), practice (9 ECTS) and research work (36 ECTS). Theory study block consists of 2 main parts. Compulsory study subjects are to prepare specialists who are aware of theoretical models of social work, European social policy tendencies, able to plan, coordinate and implement innovations into the field of social service policy in accordance with modern youth socialization features, successfully organize social work with different youth groups.
Multiple – choice study subjects are devoted to the education of intercultural mediation competence that promotes dialog between different ethnic groups, enables to educate the society, especially youth, about other cultures. Block Research methods and Master's Thesis– help the graduates to justify methodologically their chosen research theme, form basic characteristics of Master's thesis, prepare particular research technique in order to emphasize the harmonization of methodological problems of purpose and research methodology....
The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists for business organizations with deep psychological knowledge in marketing and human resource manag
The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists for business organizations with deep psychological knowledge in marketing and human resource management, reasonable in economical and juridical basics of business development, able to implement their professional competencies for the efficiency of a business organization and for improvement of personal wellbeing.
Half of the program consists of business psychology and related fields subjects. The program provides leadership psychology, team building and management, innovation management psychology, business psychology, psychology of personnel, public relations and advertising psychology, business negotiations, career development psychology, labour law, etc. The other half of the program designated for scientific research and master's final work, professional training and internship. Each semester includes at least one subject, which helps to develop practical skills. It is the only psychology master programme in English in Lithuania and in Baltic states. The programme provides credits of psychology master's qualification defined in Regulations of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations....
English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English l
Please contact the programme director Prof. dr. Renata Mienkowska-Norkienė via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Mobility Possibilities
Students can participate in the ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters and do an internship in another country.
Bachelor: graduates of university bachelor‘s studies in any study field can apply to this programme. Students lacking the basics of political studies should attend three additional courses (Basics of Political Science, Modern Political Theories and Theories of Comparative Policy) and pass them during the first semester.
English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. ...