Master of Social Science
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Master of Social Science

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Manifold varieties in this postgraduate degree

Does “Social Science” not describe a broad field of study rather than a particular degree course? Yes and no. Indeed social science embraces virtually everything and anything that connects – academically – to society, mankind and the human nature. Nevertheless, a postgraduate degree in social science exists, too. It intends at a greatest possible understanding and insight for society at large. And it allows for the greatest possible individualisation of your study.

In very broad terms, you analyse social phenomena. In a narrow sense, though, this allows for you to pick and choose whatever social phenomenon comes to mind. Naturally, you need to stick to your university’s curriculum. Nevertheless, a Master of Social Science usually focuses on the teaching of social research skills, statistics, scientific methodology, and the academic usage of theories to underlie your studies. The actual exemplary topics used to teach these skills are widely incumbent to your very own choice.

Career prospects in or with a Social Science degree

Social science embraces virtually any aspect of our human and societal life which is why you may enter attractive careers in virtually all professional sectors. However, your individual path depends on your personal interests, your prior qualifications, and a good motivation. While you can become a social researcher, an academic professional or a social worker, consultant or lobbyist, you may also opt for a professional entry as career changer in a company, the media, journalism or anything that comes to mind. Social and political scientists count to the academic alumna that most often start careers as career changers.

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Study Social Science as a postgrad programme at one of these universities:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   M.A. International Social Sciences   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
comprehensive profile   Master of Data Science for Public Policy   comprehensive profile   Hertie School
comprehensive profile   International Security Studies     Universität der Bundeswehr München
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  M.A. Counseling (Ehe-, Familien-, Lebensberatung)   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Sociology & Research Methods     University of Glasgow
  Philosophy of the Social Sciences (MPhil)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Social Science Research Methods (Management)     University of Bristol
  Applied Social Science     University of the West of Scotland
  Social Research Methods     Swansea University
  Sociological Research     University of Manchester
  Postgraduate Research Opportunities - Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies     Liverpool John Moores University
  City Design and Social Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Social Science Research (Social Policy)     Loughborough University
  Applied Social Sciences     Durham University
  Advanced Professional Practice in Social Work     Coventry University London
  Modern Liberal Arts     University of Winchester
  Social Research (Social Work and Professional Practice)     University of Birmingham
  Applied Social Science     University of Cumbria
  Critical Methodologies     King's College London
  Translation in a European Context     Aston University
  Social Science Research Methods (International Relations)     Cardiff University
  Economic and Social History     University of Manchester
  Social Work     University of Hull
  Social Sciences (Research)     University of Lincoln
  Health and Social Science Research Methods     Cardiff Metropolitan University
  Social Innovation     The University of Northampton
  Social Work     University of Worcester
  Politics, Media and Performance     Aberystwyth University
  Social Research     University of York
  Social Statistics     University of Southampton
  Social and Cultural Theory     University of Bristol
  Social Science Research (Sociology)     University of Nottingham
  Public Humanities     University of Sheffield
  Sociology     University of Glasgow
  Applied Social Research     University of Stirling
  MSc/PgDip Social Science Research Methods (Environmental Planning)     Cardiff University
  Social Development and Sustainable Livelihoods     University of Reading
  Sociology     Liverpool Hope University
  Sociology (The Sociology of Marginality and Exclusion)     University of Cambridge
  ...     ...

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