Master's Degree in Social Science Studies in Cusco in Peru

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Social Science Studies

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 channel students’ natural compassion into useful, informed action designed to improve lives. There is a special focus on helping vulnerable populations such as the elderly, the disabled, criminals, abuse victims and substance abusers. Common course topics include psychology, sociology, ethics and social policy.

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. Peru has about 80 universities with a lot more private universities than public. The primary language is still Spanish but there are some courses specifically created for international students.

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Master in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Campus Full time 13 months August 2018 Peru Cusco

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 ... [-]