Master Program in Social Sciences in South America

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Social Sciences

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 programs usually include courses in psychology, sociology and ethics that teach students how to channel their natural compassion into useful, effective action that helps vulnerable populations such as abuse victims, substance abusers, criminals and the disabled. Career opportunities include treatment facilities, home healthcare, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

If you wish to increase your knowledge of social, cultural, administrative, and historical viewpoints of South America and the Latin world, this is the continent for you.

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Master In Management Of Social Assistance Policy In The Context Of The Single Social Assistance System - Its

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 372 hours March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

This course sensu post-graduation, "Management of Social Assistance Policy in YOUR Context", stands out precisely in the context of the implementation challenges of a new paradigm of the management of social assistance, as well, its programs, projects, services and benefits, and is proposed in order to contribute with managers and technicians by developing knowledge and the development of specific technical skills in concern to public policy screen. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in South America 2017. Differentials Course This course sensu post-graduation, "Management of Social Assistance Policy in YOUR Context", stands out precisely in the context of the implementation challenges of a new paradigm of the management of social assistance, as well, its programs, projects, services and benefits, and is proposed in order to contribute with managers and technicians by developing knowledge and the development of specific technical skills in concern to public policy screen. Goals General: train managers and technical experts for the implementation of the Unified Social Assistance System (ITS), both within the state and within the municipalities, according to the new guidelines contained in the National Policy for Social Assistance - PNAS, and the Basic Operational Norms NOB / ITS and NOB-RH / ITS. specific: • train professionals for planning, management implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs, projects, services and benefits within the scope of the Welfare Policy and ITS; • allow deepening knowledge level of Public Policy for Social Assistance in view of the improvement of technical skills. TARGET AUDIENCE top-level professionals who work or wish to work under the Social Assistance Policy. METHODOLOGY The course will be developed through various teaching strategies such as: dialogued lectures, workshops, texts discussions, seminars, teamwork, directed studies, documentary exhibition, in order to allow active student participation in the construction of your knowledge. The methodologies worked favor the development of a didactic-pedagogic practice that encourages the participation of all (the) students (as) in discussion and debate, critical reflection around content taught and understanding of such content. [-]

Masters In Society, Technology And Public Policy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

The Master in Society, Technology and Public Policy includes a number of human, technological and applied social sciences, combining perspectives that are not met in other disciplinary courses and supported in other areas as engineering and public health. [+]

O Master in Society, Technology and Public Policy It includes a number of human, technological and applied social sciences, combining perspectives that are not met in other disciplinary courses and supported in other areas as engineering and public health. The range of proposed courses and seminars covers the areas of Urban and Regional Planning, Law, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Economics, Architecture, Public Administration, Social Services, Public Health, Communication, Production Engineering, Nutrition, Environmental Management and Heritage Cultural. Goals provide a multidisciplinary training in the field of Social and Human Sciences with emphasis on the relations between individuals, groups, political institutions and socio-cultural dynamics from the conceptual crisscross in different disciplinary skills; promote academic training that takes teaching and research as inseparable activities and multiple and complex nature of the problems that cross and move the social and cultural field; promote the construction of knowledge required to perform the analysis of social phenomena, environmental, political and cultural, through consistent link between theory, research, practice and social commitment combined with a critical training for the exercise of transforming professional practice; train, educate and support the academic community and public officials to promote integrated geared joint for effectiveness and efficiency of public and private organizations through the appropriate troubleshooting and generation / application innovation processes; Empower teachers to operate in higher education, research institutes and technical and scientific advisors. RESEARCH LINES Concentration Area: Technology and Public Policy The future master concentration area is characterized by the construction of ideas and interdisciplinary research that put in discussion the knowledge of production processes and their effects on relations with society, technology and public policy. The objective is to provide adequate space for the development of creative capacities that provide results of social, environmental and technological interest, and academic integrated directly or indirectly with public policies. Investigations include two complementary perspectives: 1) Technology, Environment and Society. 2) Society, Territory and Public Policy. Line 01 - Technology, Environment and Society This research includes interdisciplinary research on three main areas of activity: technology, environment and society. Conducts research on topics such as social technologies and industrial processes, sustainability and human ecology, territorial planning and democratic quality. The contextualized approach innovatively the research themes, relating them to public policies. Line 02 - Society, Territory and Public Policy The line articulates the study of social change in their cultural, territorial and political dimensions and reflects on the complementarities and conflicts that characterize the relationship between society and state. The surveys include questions related to identity, imagination, economy, social technologies, access to justice, public health, democratic control and planning in the context of public policies and collective, diffuse and individual demands. SELECTION PROCESS 2017 The Research Coordination, Graduate and Extension (COPPE) makes public applicants for registration will be open in the period between 17 October 2016 and 20 January 2017, the Graduate Program in Society, Technology and Policy public, for its second class of Master in the area of ​​Concentration Technology and public Policy. [-]

Graduate In Design For Social Impact

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 18 months March 2017 Brazil São Paulo

This is the first course of postgraduate in Brazil dedicated to the theme. Social Business, according to several analysts, present great opportunities and a lack of qualified professionals. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in South America 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught This is the first course of postgraduate in Brazil dedicated to the theme. Social Business, according to several analysts, present great opportunities and a lack of qualified professionals. Start Date: September / 2015 Days: Mondays and Wednesdays (10 meetings) Time: 19h30 to 22h45 Duration: 18 months Hours: 400 hours Registration until: September / 2015 SCENARIO More and more people, institutions and companies look for ways to positively impact the most diverse social issues, either by conviction or by necessity. Design for social impact resets and features a design process from purposes and methods focused on social innovation, to meet the assumptions involved the business focused on the transformative impact to the bottom of the pyramid. The problems of our time are systemic, meaning that they are interconnected and therefore the solutions require innovative approaches by trained professionals from various fields in cooperation. In this sense, there is now a growing demand by a dedicated approach by a professional vision with comprehensive knowledge and look visionary, able to face complex problems, identify opportunities, engage with diverse groups and inspire / empower people, turning extreme realities to build a world more equitable and sustainable. COURSE This is the first course of postgraduate in Brazil dedicated to the theme. Social Business, according to several analysts, present great opportunities and a lack of qualified professionals. Some say they are the future of the global economy, where everyone wins and the exchange ratios take on new dimensions and perspectives. The graduate of the differential in Design for Social Istituto Impact Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo is to provide an immersive experience participant in one of the distinct social realities with which they will be prepared to interact, thus mixing reflection and practice. The course is structured from three main areas - Design for Social Innovation; Management and Impact; and Sustainable Development. The modular structure of the course is designed to provide the student with a progressive development experience of their skills and conceptual, technological and creative skills. This wide range is filtered by the discussion of what actually generates social impact in the context of how to identify opportunities and how to find ways of establishing consistent dialogue. The course incorporates the collaboration of active partners in the current scenario, such as NGOs, associations, businesses, government agencies etc. The constant contact with inspiring professionals support students in the process of critical review of the real context, to conceptualize creative solutions based on empathy in order to amplify the impact of targeted projects and services for social enterprises. DELIVERY Each participant will be encouraged to develop their own views to go their way and act as a designer in a changing world. The program graduates will have developed a global perspective, while we understand the specifics needed to meet local singularities. Be able to integrate different disciplines of the world of design in their projects, focusing on the social impact of business. Humanistic, multidisciplinary and creative, the Social Information formed by IED São Paulo should be able to assess and create new models, strategies, environments, products and services with the potential to fulfill a key role in the development and transformation of society. In addition to the systemic view of the acute sensitivity to human issues and deep knowledge in innovation, this new professional will have practical experience in working collaboratively. Therefore, we expect a critical attitude, reflective and constructive. The program graduates will bring their valuable experience to companies, institutions, NGOs or initiatives related to Creative Economy, joining multidisciplinary teams, communities and / or entrepreneurs to undertake their own projects. The course also provides the performance in careers in areas such as design innovation, design and strategy, business development, brand development and social responsibility. [-]