Master in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare

Mykolas Romeris University

Program Description

Master in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare

Mykolas Romeris University

This is a joint study program. It is implemented and administered by the three partner-universities - Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), University of Tampere (Finland) and the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria).

The program serves the purpose to improve students’ academic credentials and enhance their career prospects as highly qualified sociologists and welfare experts , to provide with systematic theoretical knowledge on social welfare and social research methodology, to enhance students’ skills to apply theoretical knowledge in the identification and analysis of specific social problems, comparing and evaluating social policies in countries representing different welfare state models, to improve students’ ability to conduct sociological research and to develop, implement and monitor social programs / social policy measures at national and international levels, to develop competences of intercultural communication.

Teaching and learning methods: Intensive programs (2 weeks IP’s) in all partner universities in turn and distance learning classes (the online learning environment “Moodle”).

Requirements

Bachelor's degree: graduates of university bachelor's studies in the area of social sciences (sociology, social work, political science, economics or in the other closely related field).

English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not have IELTS or TOEFL certificates.

Career prospects

The academic qualifications provide a wide range of employment opportunities in Lithuania, other EU member states, European and international institutions, agencies of social services, non-governmental organizations, public opinion and market research companies. The graduates can proceed with an academic career in research institutes and universities both in the country and abroad.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Mykolas Romeris University

Last updated January 16, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
3,120 EUR
- non-EU, 2160 EUR - EU per year
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Deadline
Locations
Lithuania - Vilnius, Vilnius County
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Sept. 2019
Lithuania - Vilnius, Vilnius County
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