Master Programme in Sociology, Specialisation Intercultural Mediation

University of Wroclaw - Institute of Sociology

Program Description

Master Programme in Sociology, Specialisation Intercultural Mediation

University of Wroclaw - Institute of Sociology

Master Programme in Sociology, Specialisation Intercultural Mediation

We put great emphasis on the topic of Intercultural Mediation which means we help you understand how culture (in its great variety) informs social change and how it can be facilitated using the knowledge on how people create social groups, how they communicate, what kind of internal and external factors influence how society works.

The master programme in sociology, specialisation "Intercultural mediation" is offered by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Wroclaw. It is the oldest research and educational centre in Wrocław offering BA and MA programmes in sociology based on highly qualified staff.

Acquire knowledge and skills useful in intercultural communication. Practice conflict resolution and manage social integration. Carry out own social research on multiculturalism, migration and social change. Use your expertise in work in European, state and local institutions, NGOs and private sector companies. Study in Wrocław where history and every day life meet in constant need for intercultural mediation! The programme involves 895 teaching hours (121 ECTS).

Requirements

The entry requirements for the English language Master Program in Sociology - Intercultural Mediation.

  • BA degree or recognized equivalent in social sciences, humanities and economics;
  • proficiency in English certified by a test (IELTS with minimum score 6 or TOEFL with minimum score 550 or equivalent test), N/A if English was a BA studies language of tuition or is a native language.
  • a candidate must fulfil the procedural and administrative conditions defined for all the candidates for studies at the University of Wrocław.
  • all the applications are evaluated by Coordinator of the Master Programme in Sociology - Intercultural mediation
  • documents needed: secondary school certificate, bachelor degree certificate, secondary school transcript, bachelor degree transcript, proof of English proficiency, confirmation of registration fee payment, medical certificate, passport photocopy, photo.

The programme is based on the synergy with the international Master Programme Erasmus Mundus MITRA (Médiation interculturelle: identités, mobilités, conflits) in which the Institute of Sociology is also involved.

List of courses offered within the programme:

1st semester, Compulsory courses
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
Main paradigms in sociology 6 20 30
Sociology of culture and multiculturalism 6 20 30
Sociology of social change and globalisation 4 30
Sociology of social structures and social flows 6 20 30
Sociology of space and place 3 30
Labour market and organisation management in global contexts 3 30
Polish for foreigners 5 30
2nd semester, Compulsory courses
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
Applied Statistics 3 30
Intercultural communication and mediation 4 45 30
Methodology 6 40
Polish for foreigners 5 30
2nd semester, Optional courses
It is required to choose a Master seminar (3 ECTS) and two elective courses (5 ECTS each).
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
A social face of Central Europe 5 30
Cultural factors in migration process 5 30
Labour and Migration in Eastern Europe: comparative perspectives 5 30
Master seminar (Sociological Perspectives on Cultures, Mobilities, Spaces and Identities) - Semester 2) 3 30
Polish borderlands 5 30
3rd semester, Compulsory courses
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
Ethical aspects of social research and intellectual property rights 3 30
Management of social conflicts 2 30
Qualitative Data Analysis 4 30
Quantitative data analysis 4 30
Social negotiations 2 30
Sociology of Nations, Ethnicity and Civilisations 3 30
3rd semester, Optional courses
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
Culture, Creativity and Consumption in Contemporary Cities 3 30
Master seminar (Sociological Perspectives on Cultures, Mobilities, Spaces and Identities - Semester 3) 8 30
Sociology of Risk 3 30
4th semester, Compulsory courses
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
Academic English 5 30
4th semester, Optional courses
It is required to continue the Master Seminar chosen (20 ECTS) and choose one Research seminar (5 ECTS).
Course name ECTS Lecture Classes Seminar
Master seminar (Sociological Perspectives on Cultures, Mobilities, Spaces and Identities - Semester 4) 20 30
Research seminar: Globalisation and cultural identity 5 30
Research seminar: Social change, tranformation, transition 5 30
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 31, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
Duration
Duration
4 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
3,000 EUR
Non EU Citizens - €3000; EU Citizens - €1500 per year
Information
Deadline
Aug. 15, 2019
Application deadline for EU candidates: 15th Sept 2019; Application deadline for non-EU candidates: Aug 15th 2019
Locations
Poland - Wrocław, Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Start date : Oct. 2019
Application deadline Aug. 15, 2019
Application deadline for EU candidates: 15th Sept 2019; Application deadline for non-EU candidates: Aug 15th 2019
End date Request Info
Dates
Oct. 2019
Poland - Wrocław, Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Application deadline Aug. 15, 2019
Application deadline for EU candidates: 15th Sept 2019; Application deadline for non-EU candidates: Aug 15th 2019
End date Request Info