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There are two sciences that research mainly the interior and exterior of humankind’s behavior, stemming from the functioning of its mind. The science to take over the inner processes is Psychology, while the external manifestations of the human mind – the thing that we usually refer to as society - are studied by Sociology. Master in Sociology programs provide a deep and foundational understanding of social behavior and require independent, critical thinking, and analytical skills.

This study began with pursuing the truth of human social activity, social stratification and mobility, religion, as well as the individual behavior of a person within the social structure. However, after the core matters have been studied rather thoroughly, Sociology has moved on to new fields that could use its knowledge and methods. Students pursuing a Master in Sociology can easily find an exciting research subject connected to health, the Internet, culture, military, media, education, family as well as environment, religion or criminality. A Master in Sociology gives room for both astute students who like to dig deep into theory, and for those students who rather seek a practical application of their knowledge. There are plenty of career opportunities with a Master in Sociology in both the private and public sectors, in a variety of organizations or businesses.

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54 Results in Sociology

Master's in Philanthropy and Development (Online)

LaGrange College
Online & Campus Combined Full-time 25 months September 2019 USA LaGrange USA Online + 1 more

A master's degree in Philanthropy and Development will help you move ahead as a leader in fundraising and philanthropy. LaGrange College's 25-month program combines two-week immersion experiences on campus in the summer with the flexibility of online coursework to be completed in the fall and spring semesters.


Master's Programme in Contemporary Societies, Master of Social Sciences (2 years)

University of Helsinki
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

The multidisciplinary, research-based Master’s Programme in Contemporary Societies (COS) focuses on the key themes in the dynamics of contemporary societies, both in a European and a global context.


Master Programme in Sociology, Specialisation Intercultural Mediation

University of Wroclaw - Institute of Sociology
Campus Full-time 4 semesters October 2019 Poland Wrocław

MA in Sociology Intercultural Mediation programme gives you a unique chance to ask and seek answers to the big questions about social changes taking place every day around you (think about migrations, social ovements, cultural transformations and many more). What are the reasons for these changes? What are their implications for the individual and for the whole society? MA in Sociology Intercultural Mediation programme is a great opportunity to study in an culturally open and intelectually stimulating environment with a guidance by scholars and experts in a diverse range of fields of reseach and social practice of intercultural communication.


Master's Degree Programme in Global and Transnational Sociology

Tampere University
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

The programme provides students with the basis for making sense of globalisation and transnational connections in the contemporary world. National policies and cultures are increasingly related to events and forces outside national borders.


Master's Degree Programme in Social Exclusion

Åbo Akademi University
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2020 Finland Turku

This programme stems from the need to recognize the multidisciplinary nature of social exclusion. It takes seriously the need to provide analytical tools for critically reflecting on our social and cultural futures from a larger perspective based in the humanities, and anchored in subjects such as History, Ethics, Philosophy, The study of Religion, Gender Studies, Theology and Minority studies. The programme taps into a set of topical global issues and brings to the surface relevant factors and dimensions that underlie the process of social exclusion; values, ideas, beliefs, trends, ideologies, practices in combination with the individual and social agency, capabilities and power. The skillset provided by this programme is useful both for students seeking a career in a range of organisations and for those who are aiming for a career in research.


Master's in Educational Sciences

University of Latvia
Campus Full-time Part-time 1.2 - 2.5 years September 2019 Latvia Riga + 1 more

Master degree program in Education Sciences offers students possibilities to widen and deepen knowledge in philosophy of education, sociology, psychology, comparative research, research methodology, adult education, multicultural education, in human behavior and education.


Research Master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

The two-year Research Master’s Program in the Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts is offered by the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication and the Faculty of Social Sciences.


Master of Social Sciences

The University of Waikato
Campus Full-time 12 - 18 months March 2019 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

A Master of Social Sciences (MSocSc) builds on the Bachelors or Honours qualification you've already gained. When studying for your MSocSc, you'll focus on your preferred Social Science subject area and you'll immerse yourself in a high-level programme of study. You'll learn the latest research techniques and be updated on recent developments in knowledge relating to your chosen field.


Master in Sociology

ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus 2 years October 2019 Portugal Lisbon

The Master degree in Sociology at ISCTE-IUL was the first one created in this scientific area in Portugal.


Master in Sociology - Intercultural Mediation

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full-time 2 years October 2019 Poland Wrocław

The master program in sociology, specialization "Intercultural mediation" is offered by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Wroclaw. The Institute of Sociology was founded in 1988. It is the oldest research and educational center in Wrocław offering BA and MA programmes in sociology based on highly qualified staff. The Institute of Sociology employs 52 academic teachers, including 40 assistant professors and 12 associate professors and full professors. The Institute cooperates with a range of national and international academic partners.


Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)
Campus Full-time 4 semesters September 2019 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

This international, multidisciplinary, research-based Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences addresses topics at the nexus of education and society and key challenges facing contemporary societies and welfare states.


Master in Comparative Social Research

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow South Korea Seoul + 2 more

The aim of our programme is to provide the theoretical and methodological instruments in order to shed light on the differences between nations, cultures and other social groups. In the seminars and lectures, our students investigate social problems and issues in today´s world from a perspective of interconnectedness between the social activities of individuals at different levels of collectivity, such as, for example, societies and cultures.


Master's degree in social education

Universidade Católica De Moçambique
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Mozambique Maputo + 1 more

The course aims to train professionals in the area of ​​Social Education, capable of intervening in fragile social fabrics and in the psycho-sociological domains of populations at risk, through prevention and (re) social insertion actions, with a view to promoting personal and social development and the quality of life of citizens.


Master sociology

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full-time September 2019 France Angers

This Master trains future professionals to understand and analyze the territorial transformations to propose, design, implement development projects. Multidisciplinary reading


Master in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Online & Campus Combined Full-time 13 months May 2019 USA Portland Peru Cusco Colombia Medellín Cartagena Vietnam Hanoi Tanzania Arusha Greece Thessaloniki Samothraki + 12 more

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.