Masters Programs in Inequality Studies

Compare 3 Masters Programs in Inequality Studies

A master’s degree helps a student further understand a subject beyond a bachelor’s degree program. These graduate degrees generally require more research and in-depth studying. Furthermore, master’s degrees usually open exciting career paths for graduates that tend to pay more than jobs that only require a bachelor’s.

What is a Master in Inequality Studies? These master’s degree programs focus on the inequality that exists between men and women around the world. The courses may also focus on intersections of inequality, such as race, sexual orientation, and economic class. Students learn about the history of this inequality and study theories on how to increase equality in the future. Students learn to view society through social, cultural, and economic lenses to better understand the forces driving inequality. Many Master in Inequality Studies programs take two years for a full-time student to complete.

Students who pursue a master’s degree in inequality studies can develop a sense of empathy for people who are not like themselves. This feeling can serve them well in personal and career endeavors. Furthermore, graduates typically leave these programs with incredible research and communication skills that are valuable to many employers.

No two master’s degree programs in inequality studies cost the same. Tuition prices can vary between countries, regions, and individual universities. Students should check with each school to determine potential costs.

Graduates with a Master in Inequality Studies can go on to have thriving social justice careers. Some graduates go on to be managing directors or even founders of nonprofit organizations that work with marginalized people to create a more equitable world. Others can go on to work within governmental welfare organizations, managing teams of people who work directly with people in need. Still other people with this degree work in governments as policy advisers. These advisers analyze proposed policies to understand the potential impact on marginalized communities.

With online programs, many students earn their Master in Inequality Studies remotely. Others choose local universities, and some students travel abroad for their studies. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Intervention in Gender Violence Diploma in Equality Agent

VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Online 1 year October 2019 Spain Valencia

Violence against women is one of the most serious problems facing society. This situation is situated in the context of intimate partner violence, understood as that which is exercised in the context of an intimate relationship by one member of the couple towards the other. [+]

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Violence against women is one of the most serious problems facing society. This situation is situated in the context of intimate partner violence, understood as that which is exercised in the context of an intimate relationship by one member of the couple towards the other.

Definition of the program

The master's degree is divided into three main theoretical modules subdivided into 8 subjects and two final modules dedicated to the practices and realization of the Master's Final Project. A program that works on prevention, awareness, intervention and interdisciplinary approach, among other aspects.

What makes this master unique?Diploma in Equality Agent.Interdisciplinary approach to gender violence addressing three major professional areas: law and criminology, health and education.Scientific and updated training oriented to professional specialization for effective interventions.Practices in real work environments.Preparation for a highly demanded profession.TFM online defenseProfessional outings... [-]

Master in Social Inequalities

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

Why are social cleavages in society increasing? This master track offers insights into causes and consequences of social inequality, and sheds light on ways in which social policies can reduce it. [+]

Study programme

Why are social cleavages in society increasing? This master track offers insights into causes and consequences of social inequality, and sheds light on ways in which social policies can reduce it.

Curriculum

The programme consists of 60 ECTS. Three core courses and a thesis together add up to 45 ECTS focused on the Master’s programme specialisation Social Inequalities. The remaining 15 ECTS are devoted to a methods course and an elective. Please click on one of the courses in the programme overview below to see the course descriptions.

Electives

The programme features one elective in block 2, but an elective can also be selected from courses offered in other Master’s specialisations in Sociology.... [-]


Master's degree in gender studies and equality policies

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Master in Gender Studies and Equality Policies provides a framework for theoretical study of basic concepts such as gender differences, power relations or cultural discourses that still maintain a status quo of inequality and discrimination. Knowing this framework we will liaise to undertake the analysis of the reality around us, focusing on methodologies of action to eradicate inequality and establish policies that reflect European, national and regional legislative provisions on equal opportunities. [+]

The Master's Degree in Gender Studies and Equality Policies offers a framework for the theoretical study of basic concepts such as gender difference, power relations or cultural discourses that still maintain a status quo of inequality and discrimination. Knowing this framework we will liaise to undertake the analysis of the reality around us, focusing on methodologies of action to eradicate inequality and establish policies that reflect European, national and regional legislative provisions on equal opportunities.

Justification title

Equality between women and men is a fundamental right that, however, is not reflected in everyday life in an effective and real way. Discriminatory attitudes are still rooted in our society and manifest as the source of many of the problems that still beset women today, preventing such equality.... [-]