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Sociology and Social Research

Universiteit Utrecht

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In the Master's programme Sociology and Social Research, you will learn to develop explanations for relevant social phenomena using state-of-the-art social theory.






Kosten

2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 10512 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 15575 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

admission

For more information regarding admission and application, see: www.uu.nl/masters/en/sociology-and-social-research/admission-and-application

characteristics

This programme at Utrecht University has been selected as the best (research) Master's programme in the Netherlands across all disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences by NVAO (Dutch and Flemish accreditation organisation). Classes are taught by lecturers and researchers with an outstanding national and international reputation. The programme has a high satisfaction rate thanks to collaborative learning, extensive interaction between students and lecturers, and intensive supervision.

curriculum

During the first year, you also prepare a poster of your research project for the annual poster-fair and a literature review paper for the annual mini-conference. On top of writing your thesis, there are opportunities in the second year of studies to broaden your expertise. For example, you can participate in an international summer school abroad or undertake a brief traineeship.

job perspective

Career prospects for graduates of this programme are excellent. There is a need for well-trained researchers with extensive knowledge of social science theories and methodologies. Alumni of this programme at Utrecht University have been accepted into highly-regarded PhD programmes in the Netherlands and abroad, such as at Cornell University and the University of Mannheim. You can also embark on a career as a researcher, advisor, or policy-maker, for example at a governmental organisation.

objectives

In this two-year Master's programme, you will learn to operate as a highly qualified social science researcher with a clear focus on social cohesion and inequality. You will also learn to integrate sociological theory and empirical research by means of state-of-the-art statistical analyses. Your studies will fully equip you to become a PhD candidate.

admission

For more information regarding admission and application, see: www.uu.nl/masters/en/sociology-and-social-research/admission-and-application

characteristics

This programme at Utrecht University has been selected as the best (research) Master's programme in the Netherlands across all disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences by NVAO (Dutch and Flemish accreditation organisation). Classes are taught by lecturers and researchers with an outstanding national and international reputation. The programme has a high satisfaction rate thanks to collaborative learning, extensive interaction between students and lecturers, and intensive supervision.

curriculum

During the first year, you also prepare a poster of your research project for the annual poster-fair and a literature review paper for the annual mini-conference. On top of writing your thesis, there are opportunities in the second year of studies to broaden your expertise. For example, you can participate in an international summer school abroad or undertake a brief traineeship.

job perspective

Career prospects for graduates of this programme are excellent. There is a need for well-trained researchers with extensive knowledge of social science theories and methodologies. Alumni of this programme at Utrecht University have been accepted into highly-regarded PhD programmes in the Netherlands and abroad, such as at Cornell University and the University of Mannheim. You can also embark on a career as a researcher, advisor, or policy-maker, for example at a governmental organisation.

objectives

In this two-year Master's programme, you will learn to operate as a highly qualified social science researcher with a clear focus on social cohesion and inequality. You will also learn to integrate sociological theory and empirical research by means of state-of-the-art statistical analyses. Your studies will fully equip you to become a PhD candidate.

sustainable strengthening

Because the program educates social science researchers who are able to tackle all kind of social programms, alumni of the program are well equipped to strengthen the functioning of any organization. On the other hand, the program SASR will also be strengthened by participation of these type of students as the program has a clear multi-ethnic and international component.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 120