Masters Programs in Social Sciences in South Africa 2020

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.South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Af… Read more

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.

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Africa is not only a jumping off point, it is itself a fantastic destination rich in culture, fauna & flora and history.

Top Master Programs in Social Sciences in South Africa 2020

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SIT Graduate Institute
Brattleboro, USA +2 More

Learn to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems.

Learn to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages.

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Stafford
United Arab Emirates Online, United Arab Emirates +7 More

A Masters in Psychology of Work from the University of Leicester teaches Psychology of work research - factoring its strengths & limitations, and how to use it to help org ... +

A Masters in Psychology of Work from the University of Leicester teaches Psychology of work research - factoring its strengths & limitations, and how to use it to help organisations & employees. Learn to apply occupational psychology methodologies to develop workplace solutions -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

The MA in the Field of Diversity Studies is an interdisciplinary programme that is undertaken by students from various disciplines (although most come from disciplines within ... +

The MA in the Field of Diversity Studies is an interdisciplinary programme that is undertaken by students from various disciplines (although most come from disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences). -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Mind Development Academy
Cape Town, South Africa

The Master of International Relations (MS) program objective is to allow students to address both research and policy issues between theory, research creating a foundation in ... +

The Master of International Relations (MS) program objective is to allow students to address both research and policy issues between theory, research creating a foundation in high-level decision making responsibilities and critical thinking skills that can result in greater financial benefits. The Master of International Relations (MS) program is offered online via distance learning. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Students develop advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills in Psychology. Such skills can lead to a research-based or academic career. Application of research meth ... +

Students develop advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills in Psychology. Such skills can lead to a research-based or academic career. Application of research methodology and the competent communication of research findings must be demonstrated; students must thus be able to conduct independent research. The attendance of workshops and/or contact sessions will be required. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in mastering analysis, interpretation and understanding of industrial psy ... +

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in mastering analysis, interpretation and understanding of industrial psychological principles and methods. It puts the student in a position to register as an Industrial Psychologist (with the South African Professional Board of Psychology) to work on an advanced level in the fields of Human Resource Management and Industrial Psychology. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This wi ... +

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The Master’s by research entails only a research study – larger than the minor dissertation of the coursework Master’s, but not as large as a Doctoral thesis. The principal pu ... +

The Master’s by research entails only a research study – larger than the minor dissertation of the coursework Master’s, but not as large as a Doctoral thesis. The principal purpose of the master’s by research is developing advanced competencies in research. In addition, you will also develop expert knowledge in your field of study. The Master’s by research programme is ideal for students who are primarily interested in developing their research competence, do not want to participate in lectures or workshops, are highly self-motivated, independent and self-directed and have a focused, specific field of research interest. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This wi ... +

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The programme offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examining under the guidance of a supervisor with exper ... +

The programme offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examining under the guidance of a supervisor with expertise in your choice of topic. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The MA Politics Research Master’s programme covers issues in Politics and International Relations. A student has to write a dissertation on a selected theme from either the fi ... +

The MA Politics Research Master’s programme covers issues in Politics and International Relations. A student has to write a dissertation on a selected theme from either the fields of Political Science or International Relations, giving evidence of a critical approach and research capability. An article ready for publication has to be submitted along with the dissertation. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Students are required to complete a course on SIA methodologies, advanced social research (ASR) as well as a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students also a ... +

Students are required to complete a course on SIA methodologies, advanced social research (ASR) as well as a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students also acquire SPSS skills and competencies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

In coursework mode the candidate should successfully complete the advanced course in Social Theory, the advanced course in Social Research Methodology, and complete research a ... +

In coursework mode the candidate should successfully complete the advanced course in Social Theory, the advanced course in Social Research Methodology, and complete research and write a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. In research mode, the candidate should complete research and write a dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects ... +

The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects based of people-centred, participatory theoretical approaches, to address inequality, poverty and injustices in a global and African context. Further students will be able to facilitate the establishment and management of community-based organisations within the context of community economic development integrating social and community development. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus