A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Sociology is a field of study that aims to understand how societies and the structures and institutions that govern them operate. Topics such as social class, relationships between civilizations, and history are often included in the curriculum.
Spanning many countries and island territories, South America is home to many Spanish-speaking countries. Here, students can literally walk through history on their way to class and soak up the culture of ancient societies.
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The Master in Research in Contemporary Social Problems, attached to the Department of Social Sciences, has the objective of training critical professionals, with the ability to critically and creatively analyze their environment, in such a way that they allow themselves to open possibilities for transformation both of themselves and of your own social context. [+]
Analyze and transform knowledge production practices in social matters.Qualification awarded: Master in Research in Contemporary Social ProblemsType of training: MasterMethodology: On-sitePlace of development: Bogotá, DCEstimated duration: 4 semestersAcademic credits: 47Value per credit: $ 686,942 (2019)Registration fee: $ 8,243,304 (for first semester students)
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The Master in Research in Contemporary Social Problems, attached to the Department of Social Sciences, has the objective of training critical professionals, with the ability to critically and creatively analyze their environment, in such a way that they allow themselves to open possibilities for transformation both of themselves and of your own social context. Likewise, it seeks to put in "tension" the hegemonic assumptions and knowledge, and the practices of knowledge production itself, in order that the graduates participate in the processes of production, circulation and appropriation of knowledge, in social problems especially relevant for Colombia and Latin America.... [-]
The Master in Society, Technology and Public Policy includes a number of human, technological and applied social sciences, combining perspectives that are not met in other disciplinary courses and supported in other areas as engineering and public health. [+]
O Master in Society, Technology and Public Policy It includes a number of human, technological and applied social sciences, combining perspectives that are not met in other disciplinary courses and supported in other areas as engineering and public health. The range of proposed courses and seminars covers the areas of Urban and Regional Planning, Law, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Economics, Architecture, Public Administration, Social Services, Public Health, Communication, Production Engineering, Nutrition, Environmental Management and Heritage Cultural.Goals provide a multidisciplinary training in the field of Social and Human Sciences with emphasis on the relations between individuals, groups, political institutions and socio-cultural dynamics from the conceptual crisscross in different disciplinary skills; promote academic training that takes teaching and research as inseparable activities and multiple and complex nature of the problems that cross and move the social and cultural field; promote the construction of knowledge required to perform the analysis of social phenomena, environmental, political and cultural, through consistent link between theory, research, practice and social commitment combined with a critical training for the exercise of transforming professional practice; train, educate and support the academic community and public officials to promote integrated geared joint for effectiveness and efficiency of public and private organizations through the appropriate troubleshooting and generation / application innovation processes; Empower teachers to operate in higher education, research institutes and technical and scientific advisors. RESEARCH LINES ... [-]
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. [+]
*IPSL Institute for Global Learning is excited to announce an automatic USD$8000 scholarship for individuals who enroll in the Spring 2019 cohort.
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.... [-]