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
  M.A. Counseling (Ehe-, Familien-, Lebensberatung)   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Crime, Violence & Conflict   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Counselling     University of Manchester
  Social Research (Social Policy)     University of Birmingham
  Social Research (Business)     University of Birmingham
  Social Archaeology     University of Southampton
  Applied Social Science     University of Cumbria
  Research degrees in Social Sciences     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Social Science of the Internet     University of Oxford
  City Design and Social Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Health and Social Science Research Methods     Cardiff Metropolitan University
  Modern Liberal Arts     University of Winchester
  Social and Political Thought     University of Sussex
  Social Work     Plymouth University
  MSc/PgDip Social Science Research Methods (Environmental Planning)     Cardiff University
  Social Work     University of Bedfordshire
  Social Development and Sustainable Livelihoods     University of Reading
  Applied Social Research     University of Stirling
  Sociology     Liverpool Hope University
  Social Research (Social Work and Professional Practice)     University of Birmingham
  Poverty Reduction: Policy and Practice     SOAS, University of London
  Social Research     Plymouth University
  Social Research Methods     Swansea University
  Social Statistics     University of Southampton
  Social Innovation     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Social Sciences (Research)     University of Lincoln
  Social Research Methods     Durham University
  Social Research     Birkbeck, University of London
  Social Science and Health Research     Newcastle University
  Equine Health and Welfare     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Social Science Research (Communication and Media)     Loughborough University
  Social Work     University of Hull
  Digital Civics     Newcastle University
  Education     Liverpool Hope University
  Applied Social Work: Practice Education     University of Bedfordshire
  Translation in a European Context     Aston University
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