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

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Social Science Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Courses in Social Sciences teach students to interact carefully and kindly with others, with an emphasis on at-risk populations. Common studies often include psychology, sociology, ethics, research, grant writing and social policy. Students may specialize in topics such as mental health, family services and substance abuse.

Peru is a good and cheap place to embark on Spanish courses (once you are there), especially in the capital, Lima. Peru is the third largest country in South America with a diverse climate having different habitats like the coast, jungle and highlands. Highest ranking university is Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

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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 ... [-]