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Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

Dundee, one of the larger cities in Scotland, has a student population of approximately 17 thousand. There are three universities and a college, and they are known for research in biomedical fields, oncology and computer games.

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Abertay University

The MSc Psychology is designed to introduce graduates of other disciplines to the fascinating field of psychology. Students will be provided with the opportunity to study ... [+]

MSc/PGDip Psychology

Why choose this course?

Applied emphasis, focusing on a variety of areas where knowledge of psychological theory and findings are a distinct advantage Flexibility in the second semester for students to choose modules that best fit with their individual interests and career aspirations Opportunity to be taught by, and work closely with, active researchers. Access to our psychology research laboratories and teaching labs described as ‘exemplary’ in our most recent independent subject review Professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society, conferring eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC)

The MSc Psychology is designed to introduce graduates of other disciplines to the fascinating field of psychology. Students will be provided with the opportunity to study those topics which will confer eligibility for Graduate Basis of Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) as long as a minimum level of performance is achieved. Psychology is a rewarding and valuable area of study. As a student of psychology, one gains a scientific understanding of mind, brain, behaviour, experience, and of the complex interactions between these. The programme provides training in the scientific method and the history and philosophy of science to students. Psychology applies a rigorous scientific methodology to biological, linguistic, philosophical, socio-cultural, and anthropological topics. It is thus an inherently multidisciplinary subject.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Abertay University

This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in a pluralistic approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods fr ... [+]

MSc/PGDip Counselling

Why choose this course?

Train with one of the leading providers of counselling training in Scotland at a centre of excellence in terms of innovative developments in research and practice, both nationally and internationally Practitioner training that prepares graduates to work in a variety of settings, such as primary care, as professional counsellors Preparation to work with individual adult clients using an integrative approach, referred to as a Collaborative Pluralistic Framework for practice Potential to progress to PhD

This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in a pluralistic approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods from constructionist, narrative and common factors theory and practice. You will be part of a supportive learning community in which you are encouraged to engage with the significant challenges involved in therapeutic work with individuals whose lives have been visited by fear, hopelessness and meaninglessness.Those exiting the course after successful completion of the taught component (i.e. Postgraduate Diploma) would be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) Counselling.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Dundee

Our course offers you an opportunity to study and practice social work in a way which breaks down the barriers between theory and practice. ... [+]

The MSc in Social Work is delivered within the School of Education and Social Work. This reflects the multi-disciplinary context in which social work operates as a profession.

The aims of the course are to equip you to:

Work in partnership with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities Work for social justice Act with a strong professional identity and function competently in multi-disciplinary teams and settings Practise as accountable and autonomous professionals Operate with confidence Carers and Users Group

The social work course works closely and innovatively with their Carers and Users groups. This provides you with crucial perspectives and experiences of service users and carers in the delivery and development of the course.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
22 months
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

Social research methods are a means of providing evidence to examine ideas about society - they are a way of 'knowing'. This course seeks to introduce you to a portfolio ... [+]

Overview

Social research methods are a means of providing evidence to examine ideas about society - they are a way of 'knowing'. This course seeks to introduce you to a portfolio of research skills that will help you not only to become a competent researcher but also to expand your employment horizons.

Social research methods are important not just to social scientists wishing to study a particular problem or to test a theory in a way that is be considered rigorous. They are also fundamental tools of value to government, service providers and to business. You will be gain skills in a diverse range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, taught by research-active staff in Geography. What makes the University of Dundee distinctive is its emphasis on the application of research to understand and tackle ‘real world’ problems. Throughout the MSc Social Research Methods, you will engage with ‘live’ research issues and external organisations. Our students go on to gain employment in government, research organisations and business; some take their studies further, undertaking a PhD.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

With a focus on infant and child development, the course addresses a comprehensive range of topics surrounding typical and atypical development. Different theoretical app ... [+]

Overview

With a focus on infant and child development, the course addresses a comprehensive range of topics surrounding typical and atypical development. Different theoretical approaches to development will be explored together with consideration of comparative and cross-cultural approaches. You will be taught by academic staff at the forefront of psychological research and conduct a dissertation under their supervision.

A distinctive feature of our course is the opportunity to participate in ongoing research that the University is conducting in partnership with local Education Services for the Research in Practice module. This provides practical experience of conducting psychological research with young children. It also provides the chance to experience psychological work in 'real world' settings and in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams of professionals.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

This course offers a comprehensive analysis of international and global political issues. It focuses on some of the most contentious areas of international politics, incl ... [+]

Overview

This course offers a comprehensive analysis of international and global political issues. It focuses on some of the most contentious areas of international politics, including transatlantic relations, the future of the European Union and the re-emergence of Russia as a global political force.

It also provides a thorough grounding in the academic study of international politics, focusing on the theoretical approaches and methods of analysis that constitute the bedrock of any serious postgraduate research in this field.

While Politics at Dundee is big enough to have a real international presence, it is still small and intimate enough to offer a friendly and responsive home for students from all backgrounds. This is more than a mere claim - independent surveys consistently rate politics at Dundee as among the best-received programmes in the country.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

The concept of security lies at the heart of many of the current international legal regimes. At the same time security interests, prompt nation states to define their na ... [+]

Overall

The concept of security lies at the heart of many of the current international legal regimes. At the same time security interests, prompt nation states to define their national interest in different ways. This interdisciplinary degree provides an in-depth understanding of both International Law and International Relations pertaining to modern security issues, such as responses to terrorism, responses to the use of force generally and responses to threats to environmental security.

Why study this course at Dundee?

Security and the maintenance and promotion of security are key issues in international law and international relations. There are many career opportunities in these areas ranging from employment with an intergovernmental organisation such as the United Nations, to employment in an international court or tribunal, to advising government and securing a role in the military. If you intend to pursue such a career, then you will need a good understanding of why and how the international community and individual states are to respond to threats to international security. For this, you will need to understand the context in which decisions are made. international law and international relations provide that context.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus