Search Master's Programs in Social Sciences in Norway
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.
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.
The Master's programme offers an in-depth understanding of the key issues informing the field of peace and conflict studies. It provides interdisciplinary insights into t
The Master's programme offers an in-depth understanding of the key issues informing the field of peace and conflict studies. It provides interdisciplinary insights into the nature and causes of conflicts, as well as efforts at building peace and restoring confidence in institutions in conflict-affected societies. It actively recruits students from Nordic and non-Nordic countries to create and promote cross-cultural teaching and learning experiences.
The Master's degree programme in Peace and Conflict Transformation (MPCT) offers interdisciplinary insights into the nature and causes of conflicts, and analytical skills for handling conflicts by peaceful means. ...
Are you interested in human culture and how to use the video camera in social scientific research? In Visual Cultural Studies you are given the opportunity to study ethno
Are you interested in human culture and how to use the video camera in social scientific research? At Visual Cultural Studies you are given the opportunity to study ethnographic research methods, anthropological theory, and ethnographic filmmaking in an international environment, culminating with the production of your very own film and a written thesis.
The Department of Archaeology and Social Anthropology offers a two-year full-time Master's programme in Visual Cultural Studies (VCS). The aim of this programme is to teach students how to produce knowledge about people's lives and cultures through an exploration of their everyday lives based on the use of qualitative social science research methods and ethnographic film. The programme combines lectures in academic theory and method, filmmaking and practical instruction in camerawork, sound recording and editing....
The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, in cooperation with the Centre for Sami Studies, offers a two-year full-time Master's Programme in Indigenous St
Master in Indigenous Studies
The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, in cooperation with the Centre for Sami Studies, offers a two-year full-time Master's Programme in Indigenous Studies (MIS). The programme is interdisciplinary and makes use of the expertise accumulated in several departments at the Faculty. The thematic focus of the master's programme is the emergence of the international indigenous movement, the historical experiences and contemporary context that indigenous people experience across the globe.
During the two years of studies, students will take courses totalling 120 credits (120 ECTS). One 10-credit course can be chosen from other courses offered by the University. This elective course must be approved by the Academic Coordinator and should be based on the interests of the individual student as a preparation for the master's thesis. The remaining courses are obligatory. They are designed to give a broad base, from which the individual student may choose a relevant topic for the master's thesis. The thesis work is supervised by academic staff from the cooperating units at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and topics are chosen in cooperation with the appointed advisors. It is customary to conduct data collection for the master's thesis at the end of the second semester....
This Master’s program aims at providing insights into various relationships between religion and society in an increasingly global and multicultural world.
The program is based on courses in social sciences and religious studies. An essential part of the program is to give insight into the different ways by which religion is shaped by various local and regional social conditions. It aims at giving a more profound understanding of the relationship between religion and society in a global perspective and includes courses in:
sociology of religion
human rights, conflict, and reconciliation
The program provides education for positions in the field of research and education. Furthermore, it qualifies for jobs in institutions and organizations where knowledge of religion in an international and global perspective is required. It is also relevant for positions of leadership within the public and private sector....
Do you want to learn more about grassroots community development, civil society, diversity, and being an agent and leader for the social change? Our new master's degree p
Do you want to learn more about grassroots community development, civil society, diversity, and being an agent and leader for the social change? Our new master's degree prepares students to solve societal challenges in local and global communities.
What will you learn?
Global trends increasingly affect local societies. Both individual citizens and local actors in civil society, religious organizations, churches, welfare, and health services have to adjust to new frameworks and situations of constant change. Are you looking for a future job where you can contribute to sustainable societal development? Do you want to acquire skills that foster cooperation and social innovation?
Starting from the UN sustainable development goals, this master's programme in Community Development and Social Innovation offers a platform for learning about co-operation and leading for change. Candidates will be prepared to initiate and nurture processes of interaction between different cultures and sectors in society (public, private, civil society), between varying secular and religious life stances and between professionals and volunteers....