Master's Degree in Social Sciences in Turku in Finland

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Social Sciences

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

With a history that goes back to the 13th century, Turku city is located at the mouth of the Aura River in the southwest coast of Finland. It has a population of over 100,000 inhabitants. This city has several polytechnics and 4 university campuses.

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Master's Programme in International Law and Human Rights

Åbo Akademi
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Turku

This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academia, in the field of human rights law or another field of public international law [+]

Degree awarded: Politics Magister - Master of Social Sciences Annual intake: 20 Contact: hrm-coordinator@abo.fi Website: http://www.abo.fi/fakultet/en/humanrightsmaster

This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academia, in the field of human rights law or another field of public international law. The programme consists of:

Compulsory courses in public international law and international human rights law, including a research seminar and a Master's thesis; Specialisation courses; Optional courses, which may also include courses offered by the universities in Turku/Åbo within Turku Law School, internships as well as courses offered in other subjects than law at Åbo Akademi University. ... [-]