A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Social Sciences programs give students a foundational understanding of complex sociological and psychological principles that prepares them for careers in non-profit organizations, treatment facilities, home healthcare and government agencies. Common course topics include sociology, psychology, ethics, grant writing, research and social policy.
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.
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Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and key practices of community building and civic engagement, from domestic and international volunteerism, community organizing, grassroots social movements, and activism. [+]
The Master of Arts in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.
Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in International Development & Service (IDS), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries.
Recent graduates have focused on the following themes:Community-based Development, Global Health Issues, Environmental Justice, Disability Advocacy, International Education & Exchange, Peace and Reconciliation, Indigenous Rights, Sustainable Development, …. and other exciting fields within international development ... [-]
The aim of our programme is to provide the theoretical and methodological instruments in order to shed light on the differences between nations, cultures and other social groups. In the seminars and lectures, our students investigate social problems and issues in today´s world from a perspective of interconnectedness between the social activities of individuals at different levels of collectivity, such as, for example, societies and cultures. [+]
Comparative Social Research
In our globalized world of today a huge variety of nations, cultures and societies comprised of an even bigger variance of political, ethical, religious and other groups, are interconnected and develop in relation with each other. That is why it is of utmost importance to find solutions to contemporary problems and conflicts, which take into account the characteristics and conditions of all societies and social groups concerned. But in order to judge if policies around the globe are successful in solving today's problems, we need to understand and explain, how societies in their plural existence evolve and why they do this in a particular way. To do so is the approach of comparative social research!... [-]
This International Master is a joint degree delivered and awarded by four universities: the University of Glasgow (UK), the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University (Estonia). [+]
This International Master is a joint degree delivered and awarded by four universities: the University of Glasgow (UK), the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University (Estonia).Objectives of the Programme A distinctive feature of this programme is the connection between theory and practice, gained through focused placements and mobility periods between the partner universities. It draws together the recognized strengths of the consortium partners into a relevant, joint degree that engages with and responds to such issues as social inequality, migration and intercultural cooperation. The programme aims to deliver a curriculum that enables people to work with adults effectively and competently in changing socially diverse contexts. You will receive a theoretical grounding in adult education, as well as intercultural and practical skills development through teaching placements, focused seminars and online courses. Structure of the Programme ... [-]
We aim to social worker of training as a highly specialized professionals. In addition, we aim to skills management business in social welfare facilities and institutions. [+]
We aim to social worker of training as a highly specialized professionals. In addition, we aim to skills management business in social welfare facilities and institutions.
We aim to training of social welfare studies of researchers and educators. In addition, we are training for the operational management of expert facilities and institutions through the practice theory and law policy of social welfare.It features three of the study area
In the Master's Program, (1) social welfare institutions and policies, (2) social welfare methods and techniques, (3) to select the area to master the expertise from three research areas of Christian social welfare, highly specialized professionals wearing the required knowledge and skills as. In the doctoral program, it consists of (1) social welfare institutions and policies (2) subjects of the two study areas of social welfare assistance technology.... [-]
The MSS (By Research) programme is specifically designed to meet the needs of postgraduate students who intend to specialise in the area of social sciences. [+]
The MSS (By Research) programme is specifically designed to meet the needs of postgraduate students who intend to specialise in the area of social sciences. This blended learning programme is targeted to individuals keen on advanced research and academic pursuits at educational institutions, as well as those who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in these areas. This programme is offered by Asia e University, a multinational and dual mode university recognised by 32 member countries of the Asia Corporation Dialogue (ACD).
1. Enhance students' practical knowledge and ability to solve current issues and problems faced by contemporary Asian society in any field of social sciences.... [-]
The two-year Master’s in Social Research: Consulting, Survey and Evaluation, is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills of how and why Social Research is instrumental in contemporary society. [+]
The two-year Master’s in Social Research: Consulting, Survey and Evaluation, is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills of how and why Social Research is instrumental in contemporary society.
The countries that form the Gulf Cooperation Council possess an exclusive demographical and social structure that necessitates rapid changes. Socio-economic progress has resulted in the transformation that requires appropriate corrections to economic and social policies. Research and analytical specialists are in high demand to monitor change, modify policies and make the right socio-economic decisions including changes to the education system, city planning, resource sharing, diversification policies and workforce nationalisation. The Master in Social Research: Consulting, Survey, and Evaluation of Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) respond to the changing needs of policymakers in government entities, state-owned enterprises and the consultancy sectors who require intelligent and skilled experts to design and implement responses to issues affecting the nation.... [-]
The two-year Master in Environment: Dynamics of Territories and Societies prepares students for careers in environmental and planning fields. The program offers a specialized and multidisciplinary education on the management of environments complemented by practical and applied courses. Students will also learn how to process and interpret data based on location and spatial factors and devise solutions using GIS approaches and tools. [+]
The program offers a specialized and multidisciplinary education on the management of environments complemented by practical and applied courses. Students will also learn how to process and interpret data based on location and spatial factors and devise solutions using GIS approaches and tools. At every point of the course, your communication skills and research will be encouraged through projects, workshops, and dialogue with faculty and experts. The combination of intensive learning and practical application of technologies like GIS along with spatial analysis and data visualization will sharpen skills, boost performance and ensure students are well positioned for a rewarding career.... [-]