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.
Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.
With university education being upper most level in the education system of the Belgium, the government has put more emphasis to make sure that the students’ lives is made as simple as possible through the loan and grants programs. They offer sponsors for international students with poor and vulnerable backgrounds who would like to study in this country.
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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 practice on a 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 organizational structures in order to promote human development and the wellbeing. It also makes it possible to develop useful competencies to undertake research in psychology and to profit from the bases necessary to the continuation of a career of a 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 the exercise of psychology. The step of specialization is however clearly founded on the assets of research in psychology and aims at making acquire the competencies based on a rigorous scientific approach. The deepened finality has as main objective to prepare for research in psychology and to train researchers. This finality gives an unconditional access to the doctoral formation and the doctorate.... [-]
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. [+]
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. ... [-]