Master Degree in Social Sciences in China

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Social Sciences

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

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.

The china higher education for a couple of years has been voted as one of the best among the Asian countries. This country has over 150 both public and private owned universities distribution on all provinces of china. The higher education is research based.

Top Master Programs in Social Sciences in China 2019

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Master of International Relations

Central China Normal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 China Wuhan

This program is to cultivate the qualified postgraduates with the following capacity: mastering and flexibly applying the basic theories of international relations; Understanding of politics, economics, law, history, general knowledge of the related sociological disciplines; Good ability at scientific research and social practices; Competent for work in government authorities, foreign affairs’ departments, military, news agency, international organizations; Suitable for work in scientific research institutions, colleges and universities. [+]

Master of International Relations for International Students at Huazhong Normal University 1. Training Objectives

This program is to cultivate the qualified postgraduates with the following capacity: mastering and flexibly applying the basic theories of international relations; Understanding of politics, economics, law, history, general knowledge of the related sociological disciplines; Good ability at scientific research and social practices; Competent for work in government authorities, foreign affairs’ departments, military, news agency, international organizations; Suitable for work in scientific research institutions, colleges and universities.

2. Research Direction

(1) The international relations.... [-]


Master in Sociology

Central China Normal University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 China Wuhan

Master students must participate in the topic and dissertation survey and research of their supervisors, participate in the scientific research projects of their supervisors, and chose a topic to conduct survey and research. The means of the survey and research include field work, material collecting, data analysis, and etc., which are normally scheduled in the second year, last for twenty days in total, and subject to the practical needs and conditions of their supervisors. [+]

Master Students of Sociology Teaching language: English Degree: Master’s degree Duration: 3 years Start date: September Tuition fee: 28000/year Application fee (RMB): 300 (RMB) / 50 (USD) Scientific Research

Master students must participate in the topic and dissertation survey and research of their supervisors, participate in the scientific research projects of their supervisors, and chose a topic to conduct survey and research. The means of the survey and research include field work, material collecting, data analysis, and etc., which are normally scheduled in the second year, last for twenty days in total, and subject to the practical needs and conditions of their supervisors.

Before graduation, Master students must finish at least two course papers, and two “academic-year thesis”. Those who apply for early graduation, should officially publish one paper (within the field of their major studies) in a CSSCI journal, as the first author, or as the second author when the first author is their supervisor, and in the name of CCNU. The paper must be officially published, and the notice of publication cannot substitute for the actual publication. ... [-]


Master in History & Heritage Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time August 2019 China Hefei

“History and Heritage” can be defined as an area of ​​interdisciplinary studies. It involves research and teaching in the fields of History, History of Art and Heritage. [+]

“History and Heritage” can be defined as an area of interdisciplinary studies. It involves research and teaching in the fields of History, History of Art and Heritage. In this program, students will learn about the specific historical and cultural contexts, the heritage and the pertaining identity not only of Macau (a declared UNESCO World Heritage in 2005) but also of the Pearl River Delta Region as well as of South and East Asia at large. This historical connection between all the countries involved is the ground of study and investigation of this Program. The conservation, study, and management of the natural heritage of Macau in particular and South and East Asia, in general, can then be considered as the features of expertise of this program.... [-]


Master in International Relations

Shandong University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 China Jinan China Online + 1 more

The Master in International Relations is offered by School of Political Science and Public Administration (SPSPA), Shandong University. SPSPA in Shandong University covers 2 general academic subjects: political science and public management. Now, the SPSPA has 4 academic departments--Political Science, International Politics, Public Administration and Scientific Socialism, and 5 research centres—Institute of Contemporary Socialism, Center for European Studies, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Institute of Political Party and Institute of Public Policy. [+]

Master in International Relations

The Master in International Relations is offered by School of Political Science and Public Administration (SPSPA), Shandong University.

SPSPA in Shandong University covers 2 general academic subjects: political science and public management. Now, the SPSPA has 4 academic departments--Political Science, International Politics, Public Administration and Scientific Socialism, and 5 research centres—Institute of Contemporary Socialism, Center for European Studies, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Institute of Political Party and Institute of Public Policy.

With the effort of all members, the SPSPA has made great progress in discipline development in recent years. It is authorized to run all doctoral degree programs within the general academic subject of political science. The SPSPA currently runs Ph.D. programs in sub-disciplines including International Politics, Party Politics, Political Theory, and Scientific Socialism Study; MA programs in all sub-disciplines under the general academic subject of political science.... [-]


Master in Government Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 China Hefei

This Master aims to comprehend the systemic process of political development and management, governmental structures and practices in regional, national and global contexts. The program offers theoretical and problematic leadership training for the new generation of government top officials and civil servants to enable them to understand and manage global changes, crises, disputes, and reform. [+]

This Master aims to comprehend the systemic process of political development and management, governmental structures and practices in regional, national and global contexts. The program offers theoretical and problematic leadership training for the new generation of government top officials and civil servants to enable them to understand and manage global changes, crises, disputes, and reform.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a licentiate degree from an accredited university or equivalent. The licentiate is the equivalent of a typical bachelor degree in North America, the UK, and Australia. Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.

Applicants are required to attend an admission interview. Then, depending on their educational background, applicants may be required to complete prerequisite modules to fulfill essential foundation knowledge in selected fields in order to qualify for master’s degree studies.... [-]


Master in Counseling & Psychotherapy

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 China Hefei

The Master in Counselling and Psychotherapy aims to provide students with both the knowledge and skills necessary in order for them to become an effective psychological counselor. [+]

The Master in Counselling and Psychotherapy aims to provide students with both the knowledge and skills necessary in order for them to become an effective psychological counselor. The program reviews and considers the different perspectives and orientations within the field of counseling as well as some of the fundamentals of mental health assessment. The skills of counseling are explored within a range of different therapeutic areas together with an opportunity to put these skills into practice.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a licentiate degree from an accredited university or equivalent. The licentiate is the equivalent of a typical bachelor degree in the North America, the UK and Australia. Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.... [-]


Master in Contemporary China Studies (MCCS)

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 China Hefei

The curriculum reflects the People’s Republic’s increasing global influence – from its importance in the world economy to its foreign policy and presence in international organisations – and the rapid domestic [+]

The curriculum reflects the People’s Republic’s increasing global influence – from its importance in the world economy to its foreign policy and presence in international organisations – and the rapid domestic political, economic and social changes associated with China’s recent development, throughout the two year programme students can test their insights on the challenges to the Chinese state and society in the 21st century by interacting with Chinese and non-Chinese scholars, decision makers and opinion leaders. Upon completion of the study programme, the graduates will be able to contextualise China’s ascent in the broader global context and to link this issue to debates about international relations and theories of development.... [-]


Master in Community Development

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 China Hefei

The rapid and substantial economic development of Macao (and indeed China) must be accompanied by equal efforts in developing people and communities. Macao is a different city demographically, economically [+]

The rapid and substantial economic development of Macao (and indeed China) must be accompanied by equal efforts in developing people and communities. Macao is a different city demographically, economically, socially, religiously, ethnically, linguistically, with a more focused and distinct identity in the global arena. Not surprisingly, while the outward identity of Macao has greater prominence and focus, inwardly, the city shows the scars of rapid change: dilution of traditional neighbourhoods, apprehension over the arrival of numerous foreign workers, social tensions derived from evolving economic realities, political activism that pacifies individuals, but does not better situations. Therein lies the need to develop persons who learn how to develop communities.... [-]


Master of Public Administration in International Development (MID)

School of Public Policy and Management,Tsinghua University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 China Beijing

The Master of Public Administration in International Development Program at Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management is a two-year master’s program. [+]

Master of Public Administration in International Development

The Master of Public Administration in International Development Program at Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management is a two-year master’s program focusing on public policy from an international perspective. The MID Program is unique due to its distinctive location in Beijing, China, allowing students to merge their classroom knowledge with hands-on experience in a developing country.

STUDENTS

MID students come from 41 different countries, with diverse backgrounds in fields such as public policy, engineering, political science, business, economics and other disciplines. MID alumni are committed to the development practice worldwide, currently working in various companies, NGOs, and governments around the world.... [-]


MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 China Shanghai Beijing + 1 more

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. [+]

10% Early bird discount granted in the first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2018.

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning.

The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients.... [-]


MA International Relations

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus Full time Part time March 2019 China Shanghai Beijing + 1 more

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. [+]

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. The program can help prepare students to compete for work with a governmental agency, an intergovernmental organization, a nongovernmental organization, or a multinational corporation. This program is also recommended for students planning to pursue a Ph.D., or an academic career at another institution.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:... [-]


MDes Transcultural Design / Brazil Studio

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2019 China Shanghai + 1 more

Because of its economic, social and cultural uniqueness, São Paulo has appeared as the ideal learning field for our 3rd international studio, after Shanghai and Delhi. In association with the prestigious Mackenzie University, founded in 1870 (11 faculties, 42,000 students), we offer a program hosted within the School of Architecture and City Planning. [+]

A postgraduate program in two years specialized in Transcultural Design, a single master’s degree in design

Because of its economic, social and cultural uniqueness, São Paulo has appeared as the ideal learning field for our 3rd international studio, after Shanghai and Delhi. In association with the prestigious Mackenzie University, founded in 1870 (11 faculties, 42,000 students), we offer a program hosted within the School of Architecture and City Planning.

Main themes Immersion environment Urban Design in the context of high population density Social Design adapted to multiculturalism Curriculum

The MDes programs, established over two years, are organized in four semesters validated by 30 ECTS each. A consequent and increasing personal working time is expected for each module.... [-]


MDes Transcultural Design / China Studio

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2019 China Shanghai + 1 more

Throughout the MDes Transcultural Design / China Studio students will learn to decipher the local behaviors and understand the Chinese market to offer a coherent project, adapted to users, with an anthropological approach to design. This program is a stepping stone to an international designer career. [+]

A postgraduate program in two years specialized in Transcultural Design, a single master’s degree in design

Throughout the MDes Transcultural Design / China Studio students will learn to decipher the local behaviors and understand the Chinese market to offer a coherent project, adapted to users, with an anthropological approach to design. This program is a stepping stone to an international designer career.

Program in partnership with the Fineart college of Shanghai University

Main themes Anthropology Design in a Chinese context Multicultural approach

The MDes programs, established over two years, are organized in four semesters validated by 30 ECTS each. A consequent and increasing personal working time is expected for each module.... [-]


MDes Social Design

L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2019 China Shanghai + 1 more

This program aims to explore the social issues through a participatory and co-constructed design approach. Its purpose, through Social innovation actions, is to improve quality of life, well-being, and health, focusing on the most vulnerable populations. Besides field research work, the educational program develops participatory methodologies adapted to the studied systems and co-constructing solutions rooted in reality. [+]

A postgraduate program in two years, taught in English, specialized in Social Design, a single master’s degree in design A program specially tailored for students from all over the world who want to integrate our MDes

This program aims to explore the social issues through a participatory and co-constructed design approach. Its purpose, through Social innovation actions, is to improve quality of life, well-being, and health, focusing on the most vulnerable populations. Besides field research work, the educational program develops participatory methodologies adapted to the studied systems and co-constructing solutions rooted in reality.

Main themes Economic patterns: companies’ long-term success and sustainability, design as a strategic tool in the business; Global design: keeping in mind the social and environmental responsibility of design; The concept of « second project »: the devices are conceived to leave a margin of negotiation and harmonization between users and their ecosystem. Curriculum ... [-]