Master of Demography
Study all population issues and aspects, increase your knowledge of aging, migration and repatriation.

Master of Demography

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The demographic phenomenon in a Masters programme

The Master of Demography or population studies focuses on the aging phenomenon we are experiencing in Europe. The inter-linkage between aging and society at large becomes obvious when having a closer look at Europe. Some scientists estimate that in a worst case scenario Europe’s population may decrease to less than 100 million people in 2030. Partly, this can be explained by low birth rates and an ever-more aging society. Nevertheless, societal processes such as migration and repatriation each play a role, too.

In order to analyze and comprehend the most renounced demographic theories, social research methodology is an important part of your curriculum. You deepen your knowledge in quantitative and qualitative research techniques, conducting practical studies regularly. Moreover, you deal with broad social theories such as migration, integration, micro-, maso- and macrosociology in order to comprehend the problems and conflicts deriving from aging.

Career prospects as a demographer

Following a two-year study period, your Masters degree in Demography opens up a variety of career opportunities. For instance, you may head into a profession as scientist, researcher or lecturer. Moreover, demographers work in political institutes such as the Home Office, Department of Health or for Work and Pensions. You may also pursue a career in journalism or media or communication.

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These universities offer a Masters programme in Demography:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Population Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Flucht, Migration, Gesellschaft   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
comprehensive profile   Rehabilitationswissenschaften     TU Dortmund
  Soziologie   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Sport und Lebensstil   comprehensive profile   Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
  Population Health Sciences   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Bioethics & Society     King's College London
  Applied Social Data Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Political Sociology (Russia and Eastern Europe)     University College London
  Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation     University of Oxford
  Social Research     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Criminology and Sociology     Bangor University
  State, Society and Development     SOAS, University of London
  Safeguarding     Birmingham City University
  Education, Policy & Society     King's College London
  Socio-legal Studies     University of Kent
  Gender and Women's Studies and Sociology     Lancaster University
  Law & Society (Res)     Henley Business School
  Social and Cultural History     University of Leeds
  Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security     University of Essex
  Visual Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology     University of Manchester
  Social Science Research (Sociology)     University of Nottingham
  Sociology     University of Oxford
  Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology and Social Research     University of Southampton
  Sociology     Liverpool Hope University
  War, Media and Society     University of Kent
  Medical Sociology     Keele University
  Language and Society     Kingston University
  Social Media and Social Research     University of York
  Sociology     Newcastle University
  Economic and Social History     University of Oxford
  Sociology and Demography     University of Oxford
  Social Science Research Methods     Cardiff University
  ...     ...

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