Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Gothenburg in Sweden

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the ├śresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Gothenburg city is located in the west coast of Sweden. It is the 2nd largest city in the country and has over 500,000 inhabitants. Gothenburg has two universities Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

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Master Programme in Global Studies

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

The Master Programme in Global Studies addresses a broad range of topics such as globalisation, ethnicity, cultural diversity, worldviews, conflict and sustainable development both from thematic and disciplinary perspectives. [+]

Master Programme in Global Studies, 120 hp

The Master Programme in Global Studies requires full-time studies of two academic years (120 higher education credits). The programme is inter- and multidisciplinary and addresses a broad range of topics such as globalisation, ethnicity, cultural diversity, worldviews, conflict and sustainable development both from thematic and disciplinary perspectives.

Disciplines that make up the programme are: Development Studies, Conflict Resolution, Global Gender Studies, Human Ecology, International Relations, Regional Studies (African, Asian, Latin American and Middle Eastern Studies), and Social Anthropology. All courses in the programme take into account a gender perspective.... [-]


Master Programme in European Studies

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

The master programme in European studies (two years) provides advanced knowledge and analytical skills relevant to different aspects of European development, with a special emphasis on the European Union enlargement and inte­gra­tion processes. [+]

Master Programme in European Studies, 120 hp

The master programme in European studies (two years) provides advanced knowledge and analytical skills relevant to different aspects of European development, with a special emphasis on the European Union enlargement and inte­gra­tion processes. The programme is inter- and multidisciplinary and addresses a broad range of topics within the field of European studies including legal, political, economic and social aspects of contemporary European development and integration. The programme equips students with the analytical skills to assess European actors involved in the integration process, implications of EU policy, as well as to formulate strategies to operate effectively in the European arena, i.e. knowledge and skills needed for both professional careers and post-graduate research.... [-]


Master's Programme in Social Work and Human Rights

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

The basic idea of the Master's in Social Work and Human Rightsprogramme is to promote a less ethnocentric understanding of social problems, social work and human rights. [+]

Master's Programme in Social Work and Human Rights, 120 hp

The basic idea of the programme is to promote a less ethnocentric understanding of social problems, social work and human rights.

The programme is organized on a two-year basis but with the possibility to terminate after one year obtaining a one-year master degree. The programme, which is on a full time schedule, is accessible for both foreign and Swedish students.

The programme is divided into separate modules with at least 15 higher education credits in each module.

First year: The master programme starts with a module called Social Work and Welfare Systems. The second module is Human Rights: An Interdiciplinary Approach. The first two modules also contain lectures, group assignments and seminars in Academic Writing. The third module, which starts the second term, is Research Theories and Methods. This is followed by a Degree Report for the students who decide to terminate their master studies after one year. The students who will continue their studies in the second year will instead take the module Social Work Practice (or choose an optional course at the Faculty of Social Science). The Swedish students will take an equivalent module abroad.... [-]