A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.
A sociology program provides individuals with a profound understanding of social groups and the individuals that they are composed of. Topics and courses regarding history, economics, religion, and psychology may also be required in order to study sociology.
Russia (Russian: Россия) is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. The former State Committee for Higher Education in Russia financed 240 universities, academies and institutes, making Russia a solid country to study in.
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The programme ‘International Sociology’ is taught in English. It targets students interested in processes and changes taking place in modern Western and Eastern societies. [+]
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONGlobal Sociology: Comparative Prospects European Societies
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEThe programme ‘International Sociology’ is taught in English. It targets students interested in processes and changes taking place in modern Western and Eastern societies. The area of specialisation ‘Global Sociology: Comparative Prospects’ is the outcome of creative collaboration of SPbU sociologists with European and South Korean universities and academic foundations. The programme aims to train well-rounded specialists with a set of skills allowing them to perform comparative sociological analysis of modern social, political, economic and ethno-cultural processes and phenomena typical for Western and Eastern societies in view of globalisation. Students who have chosen ‘Global Sociology: Comparative Prospects’ as an area of specialisation have an opportunity to participate in joint scientific events held by the SPbU, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Republic of Korea). The area of specialisation ‘European Societies’ is the outcome of collaboration between SPbU and Bielefeld University (Germany) with the support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the SPbU Centre for German and European Studies. This interdisciplinary programme targets students with keen interest in modern development trends of European countries, including the Europeanisation of politics, transformation of European market system, changes in social patterns, and European cultural differentiation. A number of courses of the profile ‘European Societies’ are taught by leading international experts from top-ranking universities and research centres of Germany and other European countries. Master students join summer and winter schools organised by German sociological institutions. They have research practice in major European... [-]