MASTERSTUDIES

12 Master of Science Degrees in Social Science Studies

The master’s degree comes from medieval Europe, where it was used to indicate an individual could teach a subject to others. This tradition continues today with many institutions requiring at least a Master of Science to teach the sciences.

What is an MSc in Social Science Studies? An umbrella term, social science studies can refer to subjects ranging from cultural studies to criminology. The term that grew out of an effort to take a more scientific approach to the study of human society. This differentiates it from the so-called hard sciences, which seek to understand the natural world, and the humanities, which are more subjective aspects of localized human culture. Examples of focuses that fall under social science studies include web science, psychological research methods, and sociology.

Social science studies develop the ability to recognize patterns in human behavior, a useful skill for both your career and personal life. These programs generally teach high-level writing and multiple methodology research.

The cost can be very different depending on the country, university, and support fees required by your program. Many institutions have options for students who need financial help to pursue their degrees. You should contact the program you’re interested in for more information.

A master’s degree in a social science generally provides you with open career paths. Where you end up depends largely on whether you’re seeking a job related to your field. Many sales reps have social science studies degrees unrelated to business. A master’s degree in contemporary Indian studies, on the other hand, would be useful to a lawyer specializing in Indian law or a cultural analyst. A social science studies degree is also a strong choice if you have interest in being a teacher or research professor.

Many institutions now provide online classes with part-time and full-time options. Part-time classes typically require less time on a weekly basis, while full-time courses allow you to finish your degree more quickly. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

12 Results in Social Science Studies Filter

MSc Social Data Analytics

University College Dublin
MSc
Sep 2021
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Part-time
01 Aug 2021
English
Campus

The MSc in Social Data Analytics equips students with a range of social scientific, computational, informational, statistical, and visual analytics skills, for the analysis of ...

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MSc Global Ageing (Online)

University of Stirling
MSc
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;24 months
English
Online

Taught by internationally renowned leaders in ageing, our online MSc Global Ageing will give you a world-class education in social gerontology and ageing studies.

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MS in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
MSc
Sep 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 semesters
01 Feb 2021
English
Campus

In this flexible-credit master of science program, you will learn advanced quantitative research techniques and apply them to critical policy issues across the social, behavio ...

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MSc in Conflict, Territories and Identities

Radboud University
MSc
Sep 2021
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Full-time
01 Mar 2021
English
Campus

The MSc in Conflict, Territories, and Identities focuses on the interplay between (inter)national conflicts and the identities and borders in the minds of people. Learn to loo ...

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MSc in Social Sciences in Comparative Public Policy and Welfare Studies

University of Southern Denmark
MSc
01 Sep 2021
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2 years
01 Mar 2021
English
Danish
Campus

The Master in Comparative Public Policy and Welfare Studies teaches the roots of modern welfare states, the manifold effects they have on societies, and the main pressures and ...

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MSc in Psychology of Social Relations

Goldsmiths, University of London
MSc
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Part-time
English
Campus

This Masters will examine when and why humans develop social relations with other individuals or social groups, and the psychological consequences of these social relations.

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MSc in Child Studies

Linköping University
MSc
Aug 2021
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4 semesters
15 Jan 2021
English
Campus

Challenge conventional views on children and childhood. This master’s program is interdisciplinary and focuses on the critical study of questions related to children and child ...

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Master of Science in Applied Social Analysis

Linnaeus University
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

Many of society’s most pressing problems fall far from the boundaries of traditional disciplinary research and require innovative analysis tools. The program offers a wide ran ...

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MSc in Social Scientific Data Analysis

Lund University
MSc
30 Aug 2021
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2 years
15 Jan 2021
English
Campus

The Master of Science in Social Scientific Data Analysis will prepare you to become a professional researcher/social scientific data analyst with a specialisation on the resea ...

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MSc in Inequalities and Social Science

University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
MSc
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12 months
English (UK)
Campus

Unfortunately, in response to covid-19, this course will be suspended for the academic year 2020/21. If you have an offer for this course, you’ll receive an email about altern ...

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MSc Sustainability and Social Innovation

HEC Paris School of Management
MSc
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10 months
English
Campus

HEC Paris MSc Sustainability & Social Innovation is an exclusive program designed for high potential students aspiring to become influential change-makers and build more s ...

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MSc Applied Social Research (Social Statistics and Social Research)

University of Stirling
MSc
01 Feb 2021
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;24 months
English
Campus

Social statistics and social research provide policymakers, academics and others with valuable insights into the behaviour of people. This Masters course will give you an unde ...

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