Program and courses Sociology
Focus on politics, policy and society in a comparative perspective. Translate social problems into sociological research from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity), and learn to evaluate and derive policy from the results.
This one-year Master's program consists of 60 credits (ECTS), of which:
- 5 core courses (36 ECTS)
- Master’s thesis (24 ECTS)
You can start either end of August or end of January.
Extend your master with a junior traineeship
Sociology Master's students can also apply for the Extended Master, which adds a junior traineeship of 30 ECTS (half a year) to the regular Master's program.
Through a junior traineeship at a partner organization, the Extended Master provides relevant working experience and learning opportunities to enhance your professional and academic skills.
Extended Master: junior traineeship
Sociology in short
- Focus on politics, policy and society in a comparative perspective:
- Translate social problems into sociological research questions from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity).
- Analyze these questions with the aid of theories and advanced research methods.
- Evaluate and derive policy from the results.
- Taught in small, interactive workgroups with excellent individual thesis supervision.
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