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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.

These universities offer a Masters programme in Demography:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Cultural Sociology   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Philosophy   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
  Societal Resilience   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Energy and Society     Durham University
  Political and Social Thought     University of Kent
  Sociology     Keele University
  Women's Studies     Bangor University
  Social and Cultural History     University of Leeds
  Sociology     University of Essex
  Bioethics & Society     King's College London
  Political Sociology (Russia and Eastern Europe)     University College London
  Sociology     University of Sheffield
  Statistics (Social Statistics) (Research)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Science, Technology and Society     University College London
  Forensic Psychology     Cardiff Metropolitan University
  Religion and Society     University of Aberdeen
  Social And Cultural Theory     Staffordshire University
  Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)     Cardiff University
  Anthropology & Sociology     SOAS, University of London
  Sociology (Research)     University of Kent
  Sociology (Research)     University of Exeter
  Religion and Society     Durham University
  International Development, Social Justice and Sustainability     University of Bath
  Sociology and Global Change     University of Edinburgh
  Design Future Society     University of Leeds
  Anthropology, Environment and Development     University College London
  Sociological Research Methods     University of Essex
  Sociology of Education     University College London
  Sociology and Social Research     University of Southampton
  Socio-legal Studies     University of Kent
  Culture, Society and Globalisation     University of York
  Population Health Sciences     University of Glasgow
  Demography/Population Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Health, Medicine and Society     University of Cambridge
  Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociological Research     University of Manchester
  Terrorism and Society     University of Kent
  Social Research in Education     University of Winchester
  Education, Policy and Society     Cardiff University
  War, Media and Society     University of Kent
  ...     ...


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