In this Master's programme you will develop knowledge about interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives on social policy and interventions.
It will help you gain in-depth insight into the methodology and skills needed to research social policy and participation issues. More specifically, you will look into problems such as: loneliness, poverty, discrimination, segregation, the exclusion of vulnerable groups
You will also study people's strategies for dealing with social risks, including: labour mobility and migration, care networks, neighbourhood initiatives, small-scale and/or multicultural collaborative efforts, independent entrepreneurship, etc.
This will be done by combining knowledge of the behavioural and social sciences.
You have knowledge of and insight into cross-discipline social science theories, or knowledge and insight into the possibilities and difficulties of combining various social science disciplinary approaches; You have methodological and statistical skills, in both quantitative and qualitative research strategies, demonstrated by at least three courses in social science methods and statistics, which may include practicing these skills in a bachelor thesis; You have knowledge of and insight into social policy and intervention theories; You have knowledge of and insight into social issues in modern society related to work, care and participation. See our website for more information. View Website
2016-2017 EU/EEA: € 1.984,- Non EU/non-EEA : € 15.000
Recipient: Utrecht University
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