This Master focuses on theoretically and methodologically advanced research in sociology; the aim is to develop testable theories to explain social phenomena.
This programme is interdisciplinary in nature and focuses on theoretically and methodologically advanced research in the field of sociology and the social sciences. The substantive focus is on topics such as social networks and social capital, trust and cooperation, social integration, stratification and inequality, households, organizations, and policy studies.
Students learn to develop theories that are testable explanations of social phenomena rather than conceptual systems devoid of empirical content. They also learn to test such theories using authoritative empirical data-sets and state of the art tools of social science research methodology and data analysis. The integration of social theory, empirical research, and methods of data-analysis is a core feature of the programme. The programme offers many and varied career opportunities.
You have a Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a Dutch degree) in Social and Behavioural Sciences (like Interdisciplinary Social Science, Sociology, Cultural Anthropologyand Psychology) Economics, Political Sciences/Public Administration, Geography or Business and Management Programmes.You need a GPA of 3.4 (or the Dutch equivalent of 7.5) or higher to be eligible. Students with a GPA between 3.0 and 3.4 (Dutch equivalent: 7 or higher) will be considered for admission. See our website for more information. View Website
2017-2018 EU/EEA: € 2.006,- Non EU/non-EEA : € 15.167
Recipient: Utrecht University
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