A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
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.
Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by Estonia, to the south by Lithuania, to the east by Russia, and to the southeast by Belarus. The Latvians are a Baltic people, culturally related to the Lithuanians. Capital is Riga which is home to University of Latvia with more than 23,000 enrolled students.
Top Master Programs in Social Sciences in Latvia 2018
Programme: European Study Type: Complete study programme [+]
A – Obligatory subjectsTopical Issues in Political Theory Analysis of Evolution of European Ideas Comparative Political Methodology EU Institutions and Decision Making Quantitative Analysis of EU Policy Qualitative Analysis of EU Policy Political Economy of EU Integration EU legislation EU Integration and Topical Issues in Latvia ... [-]
The Master's Degree program has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU. [+]
(joint study program with Riga Stradins University, Latvia)Why this study program?
The program is based on three main basic blocks: theory (45 ECTS), practice (9 ECTS) and research work (36 ECTS). Theory study block consists of 2 main parts. Compulsory study subjects are to prepare specialists who are aware of Theoretical Models of Social Work, European social policy tendencies, able to plan, coordinate and implement innovations into the field of social service policy in accordance with modern youth socialization features, successfully organize social work with different youth groups.
Multiple – choice study subjects are devoted to the education of intercultural mediation competence that promotes dialog between different ethnic groups, enables to educate the society, especially youth, about other cultures. Block Research methods and Master's Thesis– help the graduates to justify methodologically their chosen research theme, form basic characteristics of Master's thesis, prepare particular research technique in order to emphasize the harmonization of methodological problems of purpose and research methodology.... [-]