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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   Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   MA in Women´s and Gender Studies (GEMMA - Erasmus Mundus)   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
comprehensive profile   Innovation Sciences     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Arts and Society     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
  Sociology and Social Anthropology   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Social Policy, Sociology     Bangor University
  Inequalities and Social Science     University of Leeds
  Sociology     Staffordshire University
  Political and Social Thought     University of Kent
  Applied Social Research     University of Hull
  Cities (Executive Master)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology     Edge Hill University
  Social Research Methods     Teesside University
  Digital Culture & Society     King's College London
  Sociology     Lancaster University
  Culture, Society and Globalisation     University of York
  Science, Technology and Society     University College London
  Race, Media and Social Justice     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Social Work     Bangor University
  Social Science Research Methods     Cardiff University
  Social and Cultural History     University of Leeds
  Political Sociology     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urban Studies     University of Kent
  Social Research Methods     Durham University
  Sociological Research     Lancaster University
  Language and Society     Kingston University
  Sociology (Research)     University of Exeter
  Sociology and Demography     University of Oxford
  Sociology     University of York
  Society, Culture and Media     University of Leeds
  Applied Social Data Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Social Research Methods     University of Liverpool
  Socio-Legal Research     University of Oxford
  ...     ...


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