Masters in Social Sciences


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Social sciences are scholarly disciplines studying human society and individual relationships in and to society. The field includes study areas such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science and history. Social science research is often eclectic; therefore practitioners use various methodologies combining quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Even though they are closely linked to humanities, social sciences differ from the latter with their use of scientific research methodologies in the inquiries about human society.

Studies in social sciences equip students with cross-cultural awareness, social research skills, critical thinking and communication skills. Many Masters in Social Science provide knowledge and skills on how to identify and analyze social concerns, and develop positions and proposals on social issues. Students examine historical and contemporary problems and gets involved in intellectual debates to flourish. They are encouraged to question and challenge assumptions to comprehend the world we live in more deeply. Specialized degrees in economics, psychology, humanities, geography and other social sciences stimulate students' intellectual curiosity and allow them to broaden their perspective.

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Suggested Masters in Social Sciences

Master International Security Studies (MISS)

Master in International Security Studies (MISS) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme fully accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, which offers students a complex guide through security, conflict and strategic studies in the context of international relations. It is taught by members of the Institute of Political Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Czech Republic
M.Sc. Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion

This is an innovative e-learning programme developed through partnerships between experts by experienced practitioners, academics and service providers in the areas of mental health, social inclusion, leadership and recovery. This Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion programme is offered by The University of Hertfordshire.

United Kingdom
Master Global Studies

Globalisation affects all aspects of society. Global Studies focuses on forces behind globalisation and its effect on three central spheres of the society: The state, markets and civil society. This is reflected in the three themes of the Global Studies programme at Roskilde University.

Master Economics and Finance (MEF)

Master in Economics and Finance (MEF) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which aims to give the student a thorough grounding in both theoretical and applied economics. It is taught at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences by members of the Institute of Economic Studies (IES).

Czech Republic