M.A. in Social Sciences in Sweden

Find MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Sweden 2018/2019

Social Sciences

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

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 Øresund. 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.

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

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MA in Ethnic and Migration Studies

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Linköping

Addressing some of the most challenging issues in today’s world, this new programme relates ethnicity and migration to global economic and cultural change, and to systems of domination and resistance movements. You learn to analyse the causes of migration, as well as its consequences for emerging formations of race, gender, labour, citizenship, healthcare, welfare and culture. [+]

Addressing some of the most challenging issues in today’s world, this new programme relates ethnicity and migration to global economic and cultural change, and to systems of domination and resistance movements. You learn to analyse the causes of migration, as well as its consequences for emerging formations of race, gender, labour, citizenship, healthcare, welfare and culture.

The master’s programme relates ethnicity and migration to global economic and cultural change, and to systems of domination and resistance movements. The programme is interdisciplinary, integrating the humanities and the social sciences, and animated by a commitment to critical, innovative and useful approaches to issues and problems within the broad field of ethnic and migration studies.... [-]


MA in European Studies

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

This is an interdisciplinary Master’s programme with a unique perspective on Europe. Our focus is on culture, identity, communication and history, in combination with theoretical sophistication and career pragmatism. [+]

Programme overview

This is an interdisciplinary Master’s programme with a unique perspective on Europe. Our focus is on culture, identity, communication and history, in combination with theoretical sophistication and career pragmatism. Academically, the programme benefits from the presence of the Centre for European Studies, a research-focused network across Lund University. The lectures are given by qualified lecturers with exemplary research and teaching records, as well as by guest speakers from both academia and industry. Thus, our programme offers a solid theoretical foundation forthe study of European culture, identity and politics. Furthermore, it develops students’ practical skills through a project management course and the possibility of going on an internship.... [-]


MA in Middle Eastern Studies

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

The two-year international interdisciplinary Master’s Programme in Middle Eastern Studies at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) in Lund offers highly qualified students an opportunity to learn about the Middle Eastand North Africa (MENA). [+]

Programme overview

The two-year international interdisciplinary Master’s Programme in Middle Eastern Studies at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) in Lund offers highly qualified students an opportunity to learn about the Middle Eastand North Africa (MENA). In addition, our educational programme offers opportunities for personal development, giving our students the necessary training and support to be successful in their careers after their graduation from Lund University.

In 2009, CMES was selected by the Swedish government to initiate the research programme “The Middle East in the Contemporary World” as part of the Swedish Research Council’s strategic research areas. Since then, CMES has rapidly expanded into aninternational centre for research, education and public outreach focusing on the Middle Eastand North Africa.... [-]


MA in Applied Cultural Analysis

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Lund

This Joint Master's programme emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses as well as municipal and community-based actors to develop their services, products and public outreach programmes. [+]

Programme overview

Applied cultural analysis is a multidisciplinary field of work and study that is heavily influenced by cultural theoretical perspectives and ethnographic methods coming from disciplines of study such as anthropology, ethnology and public folklore. It emphasises the teaching and implementation of strategies of collaborative engagement between university-trained scholars and actors beyond the university system.

The programme aims to develop and deepen students’ knowledge and skills withinthe field of applied cultural analysis. It emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses as well as municipal and community-based actors to develop their services, products and public outreach programmes. It does this while simultaneously working to enable those actors to find solutions to problems they may face as an aspect of their daily activities.... [-]