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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Sociology is a field of study that aims to understand how societies and the structures and institutions that govern them operate. Topics such as social class, relationships between civilizations, and history are often included in the curriculum.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Master International Communication

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Italy Milan

The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. [+]

Best Masters in Sociology in Italy 2017. Master International Communication: www.hanzegroningen.eu/mic Welcome to the Master in International Communication This double degree programme is offered in association with the Geert Hofstede Consortium. Four universities, all specialising in corporate communication and public relations in an international, professional context, have joined forces to form the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The consortium offers a unique joint master's programme in International Communication (MIC). The programme is a full-time study over three semesters (90 EC). You will study at two universities, with the possibility to study in the Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom and Lithuania. Graduates receive two degrees and a certificate from the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The Master in International Communication (MIC) is a joint programme developed in close cooperation between the Geert Hofstede Consortium partners:​ Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands IULM University, Milan, Italy Vilnius University, Lithuania Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom The Master International Communication (MIC) is an ambitious programme for those who aspire to an international career in communication. Whether you have recently graduated or are currently working, the MIC prepares you for a career as a communication practitioner in senior managerial or consultancy positions, responsible for the external and internal communication of an organisation. Educational concept The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. Core programme The first semester introduces you to the full breadth of the profession. What are the roles and responsibilities of the communication professional in an organisation from a strategic perspective? Which main functional areas are there? How does culture influence communication? What is the relationship between the organisation and its international and intercultural environment? All assignments and projects focus on sustainability. Specialisations During the second semester you will complete a number of specialisations from one of the consortium universities of your choice. The specialisations change according to what is happening in the professional field. Hanze UAS, Groningen offers the specialisations the Issues Manager, Media Analytics & Global Societal Challenges and Big Date & Visualization, Intercultural Training & Project Management. The dissertation You must demonstrate mastery of those competences required to obtain the title Master in International Communication. You will choose a professional role and analytically solve a problem for an outside client (working in-house or as a consultant). The result of this project will be based on applied research and the use of an appropriate methodology. Every problem requires a solution from an international or intercultural perspective. One programme, two degrees The 90 ECTS study programme allows you to study at two consortium partner universities. Each of these will award you a master's degree. You will also receive a consortium certificate stating that you succesfully completed an international joint master's programme, developed with the support of the European Union. All degrees are fully accredited. Graduation profile As a graduate of the Master in International Communication you will be an interculturally competent communication professional able to work in a global context. You will be able to anticipate changes and develop, implement and manage sustainable and innovative solutions to communication issues. As a graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to work at managerial or consultancy level. Career prospects Nearly all MIC graduates have found a job either during or shortly after their graduation project. Graduates have found jobs as public relations managers, corporate communications consultants, marketing & communications heads and brand directors. Companies where our graduates have found positions include Google, Edelman PR, Ogilvy Group, Walt Disney, Hewlett Packard, IBM and ABN Amro bank. Entry requirements Bachelor’s degree in related fields: communication, humanities, social sciences, business, management, linguistics; Extensive work experience in related fields may also be considered. A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with an overall result of 6.5 and no subscores below 5.5 or TOEFL ibt total of 90 with minimum 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing. Your IELTS or TOEFL must not be older than two years. [-]

Master In Public Policy and Social Change (MAPS)

Collegio Carlo Alberto
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Turin

MAPS is promoted by the University of Torino and held at Collegio Carlo Alberto. It is an Advanced Master's programme, open to students with a 4-years full-time Bachelor's degree, or a Bachelor plus Master's degree in social sciences (including economics and business administration), statistics, law, humanities and the like. MAPS trains highly motivated students in the processes of social change in European societies and... [+]

MAPS is promoted by the University of Torino and held at Collegio Carlo Alberto. It is an Advanced Master's programme, open to students with a 4-years full-time Bachelor's degree, or a Bachelor plus Master's degree in social sciences (including economics and business administration), statistics, law, humanities and the like. MAPS trains highly motivated students in the processes of social change in European societies and the public policies to meet these challenges at the national, European and global level. MAPS graduates receive an Advanced Master's Degree from the University of Torino. All courses are taught in English. MAPS aims to provide an in-depth understanding of: globalization trends and their consequences for public policy at national and European level; European governance and the politics of European policymaking welfare state challenges and developments in a global perspective; current socioeconomic and demographic change trends; the ongoing tensions between economic and social policies in Europe. MAPS graduates are able to: identify and analyze in a sophisticated way economic, social and demographic change and its consequences for European societies, the interdependencies between different policy areas and the interactions between different levels of governance; assess the outcomes of existing national and European public policies and envisage the regulatory instruments needed to meet ongoing challenges through innovative and evidence-based public policy; select and apply the most appropriate methods, frameworks and tools for social and policy analysis Why MAPS it offers deep understanding of the processes of economic and social change in European societies (including demographic and migration trends) in the context of globalization; it sharpens your capacity to analyze global and EU governance in its interchange with national systems of governance; it makes you focus on comparative and international political economy, looking at the interplay between economic, social and political processes; it provides you with thorough expertise in the institutions, actors, processes and content of policymaking in the European Union; it trains you to strong interdisciplinarity and an empirical approach it involves you in a highly profiled international research community at the Collegio, comprising a dynamic and cosmopolitan research and teaching environment it provides you with personalized tutoring throughout the whole year spent at the Collegio Scholarships A limited number of tuition waivers and scholarships are available. For students who apply for tuition waivers or scholarships application deadline is 15 May 2016. Afterwards, a rolling application will be kept open until 31 August 2016. Core courses Core Courses provide students with the empirical knowledge and interpretative skills necessary to understand and compare European institutions and governance, public and social policies, social changes, global and comparative political economy, and to build connections between democracy, welfare and capitalism. Topics in socioeconomic and demographic change This module analyzes changes within family and gender relations, demographic, migration and labour market trends, with a focus on public policies. Methods for social and policy analysis The Methods module provide students with the toolbox required to carry out policy oriented analysis, evaluation and research. Workshops Workshops address specific issues in contemporary labour markets, inequality and poverty, global and European economic and social policy, the future of welfare states in the global economy, the role of China in the new political economy, the political economy of East Asia. Master's Paper By the end of the academic year, students will be expected to write a final Master’s paper, complying to international scientific standards. Students who are interested in a more applied track, envisaging a career in the world of practice, may opt for doing an internship instead of writing a Master’s paper. This option must be clearly specified when applying to the programme. Seminars (Politics & Society) The programme is complemented by the seminar series in Politics and Society which brings at the Collegio world-class scholars and policymakers. Placement Both the Collegio and the University of Torino have a standing tradition in organizing career days, meetings with former Alumni and interviews to facilitate the direct contact between students and perspective employers. All MAPS students will benefit from such available services. Careers MAPS graduates will master the complexity of European and global social challenges. They may find employment as analysts, project officers or policymakers, in the private and public sector, in applied research, in social research institutions, public administrations, European and international institutions, NGOs. MAPS graduates are fully qualified for starting an academic career in any international academic institution. [-]

Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA Region

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)
Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Italy Venice

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises a new Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights thanks to the support of the European Union and in partnership [+]

Best Masters in Sociology in Italy 2017. 1st semester: from mid/late September 2016 until January 2017 in Venice-Lido, Italy 2nd semester: from February to May 2017 in one of the partner universities The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises a new Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights thanks to the support of the European Union and in partnership with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the following universities: Cadi Ayyad University (Morocco), International University of Rabat (Morocco), Carthage University (Tunisia), Birzeit University (Palestine), Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), Ca’ Foscari University (Italy). The programme offers students a multidisciplinary course of study, covering topics ranging from the principles and practices of democracy, the rule of law, the international and regional systems for Human Rights Protection to specialised courses focused on the process of political and social development and transition in the Arab world. Admission Criteria The Master is open to students, professionals or experts who meet the following criteria: - Academic ability and background: Applicants are required to hold a university degree of a high standard in a field relevant to democracy and human rights of minimum 180 ECTS or equivalent (Bachelor/General Degree). - Additional studies and relevant experience in the area of human rights are an asset. - Fluency in English is compulsory, knowledge of Arabic is highly recommended. Application Procedure and Fees The majority of participants can benefit from tuition waivers. Tuition fees amount to 4000 euro. The programme provides to all attendees grants covering most of the accommodation and subsistence costs. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE MASTER IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE Due to the large amount of applications received, and considered the many request of extending the deadline for applications we are delighted to postpone it to the 15 of December. The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) opens applications for the new Master in Democratic Governance- Democracy and Human Rights in the MENA Region (DE.MA). DE.MA was created thanks to the support of the European Union and of the Danish Institute for Human Rights. It is based on a partnership between EIUC and the following universities: Cadi Ayyad University (Marrakech, Morocco), International University of Rabat (Rabat, Morocco), Carthage University (Tunis, Tunisia), Birzeit University (Birzeit, Palestine), St Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon), Ca’ Foscari University (Venice, Italy). DE.MA is unique in its nature for its features and objectives. Open to professionals and licensed students, it will combine a theoretical and practical approach and it will deliver a joint Master’s degree from both Ca’ Foscari University in Venice and from Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Morocco. This is a multidisciplinary curriculum offering courses in law, political science, sociology and other fields relevant to the study of democratic governance and Human Rights. The first semester from January to April 2016 is held at the EIUC premises in Venice and the second one from April to July 2016 takes place in one of the partner universities in the Master's Consortium. DE.MA is meant to play an active role in the ongoing debate about the principles underpinning the transition of political regimes to democracy. It aims to: - Create high-profile experts in the fields of democratic governance and the protection of human rights, allowing them to act as promoters of a process leading to the affirmation of the democratic principles; - Foster the creation of an élite group of people in the promotion of democratic institutions; - Build a network of experts in political institutions, in national and international, governmental and non-governmental organisations in the Region. The presence of academics, professionals and students from different countries, coupled with the knowledge-sharing and the international mobility, make of this Master a unique and excellent opportunity to get an in-depth knowledge and to build up skills in the field of democratic governance and human rights. Moreover, participants will be plunged in a truly international environment and will be part of a Mediterranean network of high-level faculty, experts and prestigious international partners. Students will benefit from grants covering most of the accommodation and subsistence costs during the first and second semester. Furthermore, all participants will be supported with finding accommodation and with administrative procedures for getting the visa. [-]

Master in Museum Studies

Marist College - Italy
Campus Full time August 2017 Italy Florence

The M.A. in Museum Studies is offered by Marist College and Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici at the Marist-LdM Florence Branch Campus in Italy. This degree program has been designed to meet the academic needs of qualified students from around [+]

The M.A. in Museum Studies is offered by Marist College and Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici at the Marist-LdM Florence Branch Campus in Italy. This degree program has been designed to meet the academic needs of qualified students from around the world. The M.A. in Museum Studies is an interdisciplinary advanced degree program which aims to provide students with an understanding of how museums operate within their social and cultural contexts. Drawing on faculty from the U.S., U.K. and continental Europe, courses are taught using a variety of innovative methods, yet they share two fundamental core principles which are embedded in the program’s philosophy: 1) museums’ engagement with the public is paramount and 2) museums vary greatly across the globe and therefore must be studied from an international comparative perspective. Located in Florence, Italy, one of the world’s most important museum centers, the program offers unparalleled learning and internship opportunities. Guest lectures by museum professionals expose students to a wide variety of international perspectives, widening their horizons while visits to museums, historical monuments, archives, libraries, and relevant non-profit institutions essentially use Florence as a classroom, integrating students within the city and offering them hands-on exposure to real world museum research and practices. Both the lectures and the visits facilitate the important transition from student to museum professional at the termination of the degree program. The program, which will be taught in collaboration with the University of Florence and the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, additionally seeks to position itself as a much-needed forum for reflection and debate on museological issues in the city. Admission - Complete Application - Three letters of recommendations - Current résumé - Written statement of purpose - Official bachelor degree transcript (official English translation into the US system) - English Proficiency Exam results (for non-native English-speaking students) one of the following exams is required. TOEFL - Students must submit a minimum score of 550 on the paper based TOEFL exam or a 213 on the computer based TOEFL or an 80 on the Internet based TOEFL exam. IELTS - Students must submit a minimum score of 6.5 All test scores must come directly from the Testing Service to Marist College. Note: the Marist report code is 2400. Copies of test scores will delay the admission process since an I20 will not be issued without official documents. *Please note: TOEFL or IELTS scores must be less than two years old from the first day of class at the proposed term of entry in order to be valid. The Museum Studies degree enrolls students for the Fall start only. There are two application deadlines, please choose one: - Early Action December 1st - Regular Decision March 1st [-]

reCity - European Joint Master Course in City Regeneration

fisD consortium
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5 years December 2016 Italy Catanzaro + 1 more

the design of city regeneration, pursued with an holistic approach based on improving the beneficiaries’ competences necessary to be key actors within the advanced process of sustainable urban development and renewal, in terms of design, communication, building and management of the contemporary city. [+]

Best Masters in Sociology in Italy 2017. Growing population, immigration, uncontrolled urbanisation, pollution, mono-functional areas abandoned, heritage threatened, urge new solutions posing monumental challenges in terms of housing, transport, energy, environment, health and social inclusion. It becomes crucial a regeneration of the city. This is the issue addressed in the world-class Master Course named reCity. A course created for a new generation of professionals who want to design and share innovative ideas supporting communities, stake-holders and political leaders towards more sustainable cities. Focus of the reCity, is the design of city regeneration, pursued with an holistic approach based on improving the beneficiaries’ competences necessary to be key actors within the advanced process of sustainable urban development and renewal, in terms of design, communication, building and management of the contemporary city. The reCity objective is to deepen university study and work experience, integrating them with interdisciplinary skills. The aim is to build the professionalism required in the labour market for successful employment in a wide range of contexts related to city regeneration projects. In the reCity, students, eligible from all over the world, work in cross-disciplinary teams, consider issues from multiple perspectives, gain insight from industry leaders, link up with networks and emerge with a portfolio of projects. Structure An excellent full-time two-year postgraduate master course. 120 ECTS over 4 semesters. An integrated, research-led & job-oriented curriculum with lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratories, workshops, working groups, mobile learning, field trips, internship and project-works. English is the official language. Students also have the opportunity to learn the local language and culture, to enhance their experience. Mobility is one of the master course’s features. In the first semester, students are based in Catanzaro (Italy); during the second semester they can choose to move to one location of a Partner of the FISD, where they stay until the third semester. In the fourth semester, they undertake an internship at enterprises/practices in Europe and come back to Italy to complete their research-based thesis. EU students may also visit a partner in a third-country. Consortium The reCity is implemented by a non-profit transnational Consortium named fisD - Integrated Higher Education of Design, founded in 2001 at Catanzaro, Italy. It is made up of leading universities, organisations, companies and non-profit institutions. The fis’D, through the Liaison Secretariat, welcomes students and offers a comprehensive service pack. Particular assistance is given for housing and integration into daily life, including special attention for equal opportunities and families. Scholarships are available for selected eligible candidates. A computer laptop (MacOS) or an iPhone / iPod is also provided to each student. Applicants should have at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 180 ECTS credits in three years) in related fields. Successful graduates are awarded with a joint Master Degree. The reCity Director is Ivan Alfieri. Duration 3000 hours in 2 years, 120 ECTS. The 2014 edition begins in December 2014 and ends in September 2016. The deadline is scheduled for 28th November 2014. Institutions Coordinating Institution FISD Consortium - Integrated Higher Education of Design, Catanzaro (Italy) Partners - ISIA - Higher Institute for Artistic Industries, Urbino (Italy) - NIT - National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (India) - ULHT - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Portugal Associated Partners - iMED - Mediterranean Institute of Design, Catanzaro (Italy) - REGCAL - Region of Calabria, Catanzaro (Italy) Language policy English is the official language in the reCity EJMC. It will be used to communicate with institutions, students, scholars, staff and most of all for teaching. All oral and written examinations, presentations, home-works and the final thesis will be strictly in English. Consequently, good English language skills are required. Therefore, it’s mandatory to attend a levelling course in English language organised by FISD Consortium in September 2014, and other language courses implemented during the master course, for students who are non-native speaker and who do not have certified language competences as follows: In English - IELTS certification (Academic test module) with a score greater than or equal to 7; - TOEFL certification with a score greater than or equal to 94. In other European languages, according the reCity mobility tracks - CEFR certification with a score greater than or equal to B2. In addition to the levelling course, during the academic year: - conversational groups will be instituted, conducted and moderated by a tutor, in order to motivate students to practice English; - if students require an IETLS test, they will be assisted (the cost for the test is not included in the participation costs). Moreover, to enhance their experience, FISD offers students language training at every hosting countries, starting with Italian in Catanzaro, continuing with other languages of the Consortium. These courses should deepen the knowledge of all selected students. But it should also raise the possibility to explore one of the most important parts of a culture, the language. This also will offer students the chance to gain competencies in local languages and to engage effectively with the communities they are living and working within. Funds and fees The reCity EJMC is partially funded by institutions, foundations, companies and/or individuals through donations. The remainder is funded by participation costs paid by the selected candidates. The participation costs for the 2014 edition of the reCity EJMC, are: - Category A students, € 8.000 per year; - Category B students, € 4.900, per year. Category A students are defined as students who come from a country other than an eligible applicant country (eligible applicant countries are all 28 EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of these countries.
 Category B students are defined as students who do not fulfil the Category A criteria mentioned above, and in details they are students who are either residents or have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of the EU Members States, Liechtenstein, Iceland or Norway. [-]