Masters in Social Sciences in Belgium

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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.

Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters as well as those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.

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Master of Psychology: Theory and Research

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time September 2018 Belgium Leuven

The program of the Research master "Master of Psychology: Theory and Research" aims to guide students to become independent researchers in psychological science through the realization of two objectives: (a) a thorough training in statistics and research [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Belgium 2018. The program of the new Research master “Master of Psychology: Theory and Research” aims to guide students to become independent researchers in psychological science through the realization of two objectives: a thorough training in statistics and research methodology; the in-depth study of the basic disciplines of psychology, supplemented with a specialization in perception, cognition and language, emotion, cross-cultural psychology,neuroscience, learning psychology, or in quantitative psychology. In addition to individual and group-based coursework, students become immersed in ongoing multidisciplinary research at the faculty. Topics for master's theses and internships range from fundamental to very applied in nature, and allow the student to sculpt the programme according to his own personal research interests. General objectives 1) Students will acquire advanced knowledge of the basic domains of psychological research. They will understand how research results are established, from the conception of research questions to the dissemination of results. 2) Students will become proficient to gather relevant information from the research literature, critically evaluate information, and actively use this information to generate novel research and theory. They will learn how to deal with questions about psychological functioning in an independent and scientific way. This will involve analyzing concrete problems, asking critical questions, designing and implementing appropriate methodologies and interventions, and developing well-reasoned arguments about their social views. 3) Students will be prepared to independently develop their skills in psychology as a science and as an evidence-based practice. General learning outcomes 1) Students can gain insight in... [-]

Master in Psychology - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Mons

The degree of Master of Psychological Sciences gives access under the professional title of Psychologist. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH. The degree of Master of Psychological Sciences gives access under the professional title of Psychologist. The program ensures a solid formal training and practical on human in order to exert psychology in fields varied such as those of health, work, education or justice, while adopting an ethical and scientific approach. It makes ready to work so much with individuals than of the groups or organisational structures in order to promote human development and the wellbeing. It also makes it possible to develop useful competences to undertake research in psychology and to profit from the bases necessary to the continuation of a career of researcher. The program is organized according to two finalities: the specialized finality and the deepened finality. The specialized finality prepares with the practice in various fields of exercise of psychology. The step of specialization is however clearly founded on the assets of research in psychology and aims at making acquire the competences based on a rigorous scientific approach. The deepened finality has as main objective to prepare with research in psychology and to train researchers. This finality gives an unconditional access to the doctoral formation and the doctorate. Profile of the programme The program adds up at least 120 ECTS distributed over two years of studies comprising 60 ECTS each one. In the two finalities (deepened and specialized), the program includes obligatory courses whose objective is to look further into the basic training in psychology. The obligatory courses must make it... [-]

Master in Economic and Social Policy - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Mons

he master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Belgium 2018. This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. Profile of the programme The master’s degree in economic and social policy provides advanced training based on solid management fundamentals (economic policy, tax law, public and administrative law, etc.) at both national and European levels, providing a thorough understanding of decision-making, especially in public institutions. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits divided into 20 general education credits (Belgian society and institutions, IPP tax law, internal policy of the European Union, public and administrative law, discrimination analysis), 30 credits in economic and social policy (economic policy, SEC national accounting, sustainable development and production, social economics, social policy and labour economics) and a specialized module of 10 credits (seminars in economic policy and social policy), plus optional language courses. A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 54 credits (dissertation, internship, local authority finance and accounting, environmental policy and legislation, tax law/VAT/ISoc, employment policies, labour and social security law, education in social action and public procurement legislation), a choice of specialist modules worth 6 credits, plus optional language classes. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to... [-]

Executive Master in EU Studies

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2018 Belgium Brussels

CIFE offers in cooperation with the Jean Monnet Chairholder of CETEUS of the University of Cologne and other partners a postgraduate programme -- Executive Master in EU Studies ... [+]

The  Executive Master in EU Studies is organised by the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE – www.cife.eu) in cooperation with the Jean Monnet Chairholder of CEUTUS (Centre for Turkish and European Studies) of the University of Cologne. CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Bruxelles and Istanbul. It receives special funding in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union. Most graduates of CIFE’s programme work nowadays for European institutions, international organisations and NGOs. The Executive Master in EU Studies is an interdisciplinary study programme designed for professionals, postgraduates, junior officials and all those who plan to make a career in the EU, have gained experience in this field and want to specialise in a certain policy area. Through a  combination of e-learning and concentrated face-to-face-learning phases  (at weekends in Berlin, Budapest, Brussels, Nice, Vienna and Rome) the Master offers an accurate blend of theoretical and practical knowledge as the courses are taught by renowned academics from various European countries, experts from research institutions and governmental practitioners. It awards 90 ECTS. In the first study year, the programme offers: Well-founded knowledge on the EU through a number of courses (Institutional architecture of the EU, EU Law, History of EU integration, The EU in World Politics, Economic Dimension of EU integration, Transition and Regional Development, Sustainable Development, Security and Migration) An understanding of recent developments in the European integration process... [-]

Advanced Master in Interdisciplinary Analysis of European Integration

The Institute for European Studies
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Brussels

This advanced master allows graduates from diverse backgrounds to enhance their initial set of skills by completing it with a high level expertise linked to EU integration, and in particular to Europe as a community of norms, rights and values (thematic module 1); to migrations (thematic module 2) and to governance and EU economic policies (thematic module 3). [+]

Organised by the Institute for European Studies

This advanced master allows graduates from diverse backgrounds to enhance their initial set of skills by completing it with a high level expertise linked to EU integration, and in particular to Europe as a community of norms, rights and values (thematic module 1); to migrations (thematic module 2) and to governance and EU economic policies (thematic module 3).

Skills acquired:

Develop high level, interdisciplinary expertise on European integration Develop expert knowledge on how the EU institutions and agencies function. Understand the major political, economic, social, historical and cultural issues concerning European integration from an interdisciplinary perspective. Analyse the relationship between the EU and its Member States on the one hand, and with third countries/international organizations on the other. Curriculum ... [-]

Master in European Studies

The Institute for European Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Brussels

This master allows students to acquire a solid knowledge on EU integration as well as to develop a critical thinking on key European issues. It also offers opportunities to interact with European affairs practitioners and prepare their start as professionals. [+]

Organised by the Faculty Philosophy and Social Sciences with the Institute for European Studies label.

Objectives

This master allows students to acquire a solid knowledge on EU integration as well as to   develop a critical thinking on key European issues. It also offers opportunities to interact with European affairs practitioners and prepare their start as professionals.

This programme offers a choice between two specialised tracks. The track “European politics and policies” is focuses on the functioning of the European Union, while the track “History and cultures of Europe” approaches Europe from the point of view of contemporary global transformations. 

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International Master in European Studies

Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce and the IEE of University of Louvain-La Neuve
Campus Full time 3 months September 2018 Belgium Brussels

IMES - Policy Advisor and Project Consultant - Postgraduate intensive course on European institutions, policies and fundings, proposals drafting, project cycle management [+]

Best Masters in Social Sciences in Belgium 2018. The IMES (www.europeanmaster.net) is a postgraduate intensive course on European institutions, policies and fundings with specific modules on funding programmes in details, proposal drafting, EU project management. This intensive Master is organized in a 3-month schedule, enabling students to gain specific competences and skills in a short period of time. The Master teaching methodology is a practice-oriented approach, which aims at transferring knowledge through a learning-by-doing process. About 30 students from different countries and diverse educational backgrounds have the opportunity to attend the Master for every edition; therefore, all classes are held in English and it is a multi-cultural learning experience that will also enrich the personal abilities to work in a European context. There is no age limit, however 80% of our students are normally aged between 25 and 35. Also, there is no limit as for the background of the students, however most of the students hold a background in European-related subjects and are recently graduates or young professionals. The aim of the selection procedure is to arrange a group where different age, nationality, and career can increase both the personal and the professional skills of the participants. The 21st edition of the Master will take place in Brussels from 13th April till 10th July 2015. The deadline for applications is on the 13th March 2015. It is an intensive, full-time, 3-month (400 hours) Master, carefully designed to speed up the process of positioning or re-positioning into the job-market. In... [-]