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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   Master of Data Science for Public Policy   comprehensive profile   Hertie School
comprehensive profile   M.A. International Social Sciences   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
comprehensive profile   International Security Studies     Universität der Bundeswehr München
  Crime, Violence & Conflict   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  M.A. Counseling (Ehe-, Familien-, Lebensberatung)   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Social Archaeology     University of Southampton
  Humanities     Edge Hill University
  Survey Methods for Social Research     University of Essex
  City Design and Social Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Social Research (African Studies)     University of Birmingham
  Modern Liberal Arts     University of Winchester
  Sociology, Politics and International Studies (Research)     University of Bristol
  Disability Studies     Liverpool Hope University
  Applied Social Work: Practice Education     University of Bedfordshire
  Advanced Professional Practice in Social Work     Coventry University London
  Social Science Research (Social Policy and Social Work)     University of Nottingham
  Social Research (Economic and Social History)     University of Birmingham
  Social Work     Liverpool Hope University
  Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)     University of Bristol
  Management and English Language Teaching     University of Stirling
  Social Research Methods     University of Dundee
  Social Policy and Social Research     University of Southampton
  Education, Power and Social Change     Birkbeck, University of London
  Social Research (Education)     University of Birmingham
  Social and Political Theory     Birkbeck, University of London
  Sociology     Liverpool Hope University
  Media Practice for Development and Social Change     University of Sussex
  Applied Educational & Social Research     University of Strathclyde
  Social Science Research (Social Policy)     Loughborough University
  Social Science Research (Political Science and International Relations)     University of Nottingham
  Social Sciences (MRes)     Northumbria University
  Social Research     University of Lincoln
  Education     Liverpool Hope University
  Social Science, Health & Medicine Research     King's College London
  Social Science Research Methods (Business and Management Studies)     Cardiff University
  Social and Education Research     Plymouth University
  Sociological Research     University of Manchester
  Applied Social Research (Criminology)     University of Stirling
  Social and Market Research     Plymouth University
  ...     ...


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