Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences in Belgium

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Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.

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.

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters as well as those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.

Top Master of Art Programs in Social Sciences in Belgium 2018/2019

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MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies (GPSSS)

Vesalius College
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Belgium Brussels

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of peace, security and strategic studies. [+]

MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies (GPSSS)

A one-year intensive MA Program

Organised in cooperation with The Egmont Institute – Royal Institute of International Relations, The Belgian Royal Academy and the Institute for Economics and Peace

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of peace, security and strategic studies. Designed, led and taught by an international network of leading international academics from top universities and think tanks as well as senior policy-makers from the United Nations, NATO and the European Union, this program enables students interested in an international career in government, international organizations, think tanks or NGOs to gain unique theoretical foundations, practical skill-sets, and high-level contacts.... [-]


MA in Diplomacy and Global Governance

Vesalius College
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Belgium Brussels

This unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of diplomacy and global governance. [+]

MA in Diplomacy and Global Governance

A one-year intensive MA Program

This unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of diplomacy and global governance. Both diplomacy and global governance are important institutions of the international order; but they are also the institutions undergoing permanent processes of change in the modern and at times turbulent world.

No institution has undergone the greater change in both our theoretical understanding of it and the nature of its day-to-day practice in the last several decades than diplomacy. No process has become more important than our ability, or often lack of it, to engage on transnational policy making by international collective action problem solving while at the same time becoming so highly contested and politicized.... [-]


M.A. of Chemistry (M.Sc.)

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Antwerp

The master of Chemistry at UAntwerp takes place very close to the second largest cluster of (petro)chemical industry in the world. Thanks to this proximity you will be exposed to the business application along with scientific research during your entire Master programme. [+]

The study programme focuses on research and development. The close proximity of the chemical industry and the Port of Antwerp create perfect circumstances to organize an internationally oriented master programme. Professors and guest speakers from industry share knowledge and experience from their own daily professional life in business and research. In this way, you gain direct insight into how chemistry is interwoven with different economic sectors in our society and what your role can be.

Besides the contact with professionals, you will have the opportunity to do an internship to strengthen the connection between your academic education and your future professional life.

Through a wide range of optional courses, you can focus your educational study programme in one of the sub-disciplines of Chemistry. Your Master's thesis enhances your analytical and processing skills through exposure to high-level research environments.... [-]