506 Masters Programs in Social Sciences 2020

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

Master's Degree in Social Sciences

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San Diego, USA

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disc ... Read more

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
St. Gallen, Switzerland

The Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations ... Read more

The Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations and international agencies. MIA graduates are trained as generalists and know how to integrate the specialist knowledge required to address today’s pressing political, economic and social problems. Combining interdisciplinary study with a results-oriented approach, the MIA programme prepares graduates for a world in which leaders and professionals must increasingly be able to work across borders, disciplines and sectors. Read less
Master
16 September 2020
Full-time
18 months
30 April 2019
English, German
Campus
 
Niigata, Japan

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth logic in ... Read more

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth logic in the fields of politics, economy and management, using Japan’s experiences in economic development and corporate growth as basic case materials. The JGDP was jointly developed by JICA and IUJ under the JICA-DSP.JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Development Studies Program (JICA-DSP) ”JICA-DSP” is a program that invites future leaders from partner countries to Japan to complete master’s or doctor’s degrees at Japanese graduate schools, where they learn about Japan’s experiences with its own modernization and development experience with Japanese development cooperation to other countries. JICA and universities in Japan jointly built and offer the JICA-DSP. Students will not only study in their respective academic fields, but will also learn much from modern Japan’s experience of development, which differs significantly from the history of growth and development found in the West. Students can study the “Japanese experience” systematically, including even negative ones, so that they may use this knowledge to contribute to the development of their own countries. Read less
Master
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
25 March 2020
English
Campus
 
Bonn, Germany

The one-year postgraduate program is offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught in English by ZEI Professors and renowned e ... Read more

The one-year postgraduate program is offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught in English by ZEI Professors and renowned experts from all over the EU, you will be a part of a small international group of young professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
San Juan, Puerto Rico

La Escuela Graduada de Consejería en Rehabilitación es el primer programa graduado en Puerto Rico y el Caribe, con la misión de formar profesionales calificados en el campo de ... Read more

La Escuela Graduada de Consejería en Rehabilitación es el primer programa graduado en Puerto Rico y el Caribe, con la misión de formar profesionales calificados en el campo de la consejería en rehabilitación con los conocimientos, destrezas, sensibilidad y comportamiento ético necesarios para facilitar a las personas con impedimentos el desarrollo de sus capacidades y su integración a la sociedad. La Escuela además tiene la responsabilidad de orientar y proveer consultoría en asuntos de interés público relacionados con las personas con impedimentos y con los profesionales de la consejería en rehabilitación. Read less
Master
01 August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
31 January 2019
Spanish
Campus
 
San Francisco, USA + 3 More

The School Counseling program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing counselors to address the social, emotional, and academic needs of children, adolescent ... Read more

The School Counseling program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing counselors to address the social, emotional, and academic needs of children, adolescents, and young adults in educational settings. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
District V., Hungary + 2 More

TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development is a two-year (120 ECTS), bilingual (English and French) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program (EMJMD), involving fiv ... Read more

TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development is a two-year (120 ECTS), bilingual (English and French) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program (EMJMD), involving five universities from the EU and Canada. The TEMA+ Consortium is coordinated from ELTE and formed by the École des Hautes en Sciences Sociales in Paris (EHESS), the University of Catania (UNICT), the Charles University, Prague (CUNI), and the Laval University from Canada (UL) in cooperation with the European Heritage Label (EHL) and different UNESCO offices. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
17 February 2020
English, French
Campus
 
San Francisco, USA + 2 More

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexic ... Read more

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City (classes are conducted in English) during the second semester, but an identical curriculum is offered at USF. Students who study in Mexico City return to USF for their second year. The program consists of five core courses, four special topics courses, and four research seminars. Summer fieldwork and immersion trips are available, including opportunities offered worldwide by the more than 200 Jesuit universities and Jesuit-affiliated institutes and social service agencies. Read less
Master
01 August 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Avondale, USA

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is designed to prepare students for professional social work practice with individuals, families, and communities. There are two levels in the ... Read more

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is designed to prepare students for professional social work practice with individuals, families, and communities. There are two levels in the master’s degree – foundation and advanced. The foundation curriculum provides students with the knowledge, values, and skills of a generalist social worker similar to that in the bachelor’s degree in Social Work, and is designed for those who enter the program without the bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Read less
Master
01 August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
15 June 2019
English
Campus
 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresses curr ... Read more

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresses current and emerging security and Intelligence challenges and opportunities. Read less
Master
01 January 2020
2 years
English
Campus
 
Venice, Italy + 1 More

E.MA offers you a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester in Venice (Italy), and ... Read more

E.MA offers you a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester in Venice (Italy), and the Second Semester in one of the 41 partner universities in the EU. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
28 January 2019
English
Campus
 
Berlin, Germany

Debido a los cambios que han sido experimentados por muchas sociedades como consecuencia de la creciente interdependencia global, la Universidad Alice Salomon de Ciencias Apli ... Read more

Debido a los cambios que han sido experimentados por muchas sociedades como consecuencia de la creciente interdependencia global, la Universidad Alice Salomon de Ciencias Aplicadas (ASH) ofrece un Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management (MA-ICM), con el fin de Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
Kraków, Poland

This two-year full-time Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA programme offers a wide range of knowledge on cultural heritage in literature, art, theatre, architecture, urba ... Read more

This two-year full-time Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA programme offers a wide range of knowledge on cultural heritage in literature, art, theatre, architecture, urban space, and sites of memory, particularly those found in Krakow and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Read less
Master
01 October 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Witten, Germany

The Master programme Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philos ... Read more

The Master programme Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philosophy. Unlike other Master programmes in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, the focus in Witten (Germany) is on the sound academic analysis of real-life problems in an increasingly interconnected world. It addresses the challenges of the 21st century in a globalized ... Read less
Master
02 October 2020
Full-time
2 semesters
30 June 2017
English
Campus
 
Turku, Finland + 1 More

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 reflec ... Read more

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. Read less
Master
August 2020
Full-time
2 years
22 January 2020
English
Campus