Masters in Sociology in Peru

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Sociology

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Sociology programs provide an in-depth look at the functions and organization of society. Topics such as class, crime, race and gender, and culture are usually studied during a sociology program. Courses in economics, history, and philosophy may also be required.

Peru is a good and cheap place to embark on Spanish courses (once you are there), especially in the capital, Lima. Peru is the third largest country in South America with a diverse climate having different habitats like the coast, jungle and highlands. Highest ranking university is Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

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Master in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Campus Full time 13 months January 2019 Peru Cusco

Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and key practices of community building and civic engagement, from domestic and international volunteerism, community organizing, grassroots social movements, and activism. [+]

The Master of Arts in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.

Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in International Development & Service (IDS), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries.

Recent graduates have focused on the following themes:

Community-based Development, Global Health Issues, Environmental Justice, Disability Advocacy, International Education & Exchange, Peace and Reconciliation, Indigenous Rights, Sustainable Development, …. and other exciting fields within international development ... [-]

Master's Degree In Prevention Of Drug Addiction And Other Addictive Behaviors

VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Online 1 year October 2018 Peru Lima

In our society, the use of drugs as well as addictive behaviors without substance (pathological gambling, ICT, etc.) cause problems and disorders of different kinds that affect a large number of people. Prevention is the best cost-effective strategy. [+]

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In our society, the use of drugs as well as addictive behaviors without substance (pathological gambling, ICT, etc.) cause problems and disorders of different kinds that affect a large number of people. Prevention is the best cost-effective strategy.

Definition of the program

This Master's Degree in Prevention of Drug Addiction and other Addictive Behaviors offers quality training based on the principles of scientific evidence and good practices. In addition, it offers a professional orientation applied to the various professional contexts of prevention and in convergence with national and international plans and strategies.

What makes this master unique?Focused on good practices and quality criteria developed in the European Union.Based on scientific evidence.Professional orientation.High specialization in intervention techniques in prevention.Implementation in multiple areas: schools, families, work, etc.First official online master's degree in Prevention of Drug Addiction and other Addictive BehaviorsProfessional outings... [-]