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Study a Master in Social Sciences

Become an expert in social sciences with one of our multidisciplinary programs. Tilburg University’s School of Social and Behavioural Sciences offers high quality education and research programs with a varied curriculum and a stimulating environment for students, faculty and staff.

Global Management of Social Issues

Politics, Policy and Societal Development (track of MSc Sociology)

Address global societal challenges such as poverty, migration, climate change, or humanitarian interventions from a societal, policy and political perspective. In this track of the MSc Sociology you will get a macro-level perspective on sustainable development and you will understand the triggers of it, based on the theories and methods pertinent to the specialization Global Management of Social Issues.

Politics, Policy and Societal Development track 

Organizing for Global Social Challenges (track of MSc Organization Studies)

Address global societal challenges such as poverty, migration, climate change, or humanitarian interventions from the viewpoint of organizations and private businesses. In this track of the MSc Organization Studies you will get a meso-level perspective on sustainable development, based on the theories and methods pertinent to the specialization Global Management of Social Issues.

Organizing for Global Social Challenges track

Social Sciences and Management

Health, Wellbeing and Society

Combine scientific insights from sociology and health sciences. With a strong collaboration with healthcare organizations, you will learn to become a specialist in the field of healthcare policy, societal resilience, and health and wellbeing.

Health, Wellbeing and Society

Human Resource Studies

Become a human resources expert specialized in the relationship between work, well-being, and performance. With a strong international focus, you learn to combine insights from social sciences and business studies in HR-policies that improve individual and, ultimately, organizational performance. 

Human Resource Studies  

Organization Studies

Learn what makes people within organizations behave the way they do, combining insights from organization science, sociology, psychology, and business management. Gain the skills to use this knowledge for structuring and facilitating organizational collaboration, learning, innovation, and development.

Organization Studies 

Sociology

Health, Wellbeing and Society

Combine scientific insights from sociology and health sciences. With a strong collaboration with healthcare organizations, you will learn to become a specialist in the field of healthcare policy, societal resilience, and health and wellbeing.

Health, Wellbeing and Society

Sociology

Become an expert in translating important societal questions from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity) into sociological research to evaluate policies and to serve as input for new policies. The Sociology Master focuses on the analysis of such social cohesion related issues, such as populism in politics, social contacts, and solidarity. 

Sociology

Sociology and Population Studies (Double degree) 

Two of the highest-ranked Social Science Departments in Europe combine their strengths to offer double-degree research training in Sociology and Population Studies. Study modern societies in both Tilburg and Barcelona to identify the main forces and challenges faced by key social institutions, such as families, schools, communities, and jobs. 

Sociology and Population Studies

Sociology and Social Research (Double degree) 

Combine the Sociology Master’s programs from Tilburg University and the University of Trento (Italy) to become an expert in political research, social policy and solving social cohesion related-issues. 

Sociology and Social Research

Sociology: Bamberg - Tilburg (Double degree) 

Combine the Sociology Master’s programs from Tilburg University and the University of Bamberg (Germany). The program features a research-oriented curriculum from sociological theory to empirical social research. You’ll attend classes in sociological theory, empirical research methods, social structure analysis, and social policy.

Sociology: Bamberg - Tilburg

Research Masters in Social Sciences

Research Master in Individual Differences and Assessment

Become a research expert in the area of individual differences and assessment, such as personality, character, and temperament. And study how such differences affect people's lives in the domains of work and health. The Research Master is an excellent preparation for a PhD or a career in applied research, for example, in the domains of human resources, health policy, or management. 

Research Master in Individual Differences and Assessment

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Become a research expert in the social and behavioral sciences. Delve into the individual's behavior in different social contexts (e.g., peers, family, groups, social networks) and specialize even further with a minor in Social Psychology, Organization Studies, Sociology, or Methodology and Statistics. This program is an excellent preparation for a PhD.

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences  

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