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

M.Sc. International Project Development

The M.Sc. in International Project Development from NEOMA Business School prepares future managers to develop international business on a project basis, from design to implementation. Mainly characterized by a strategic and an inductive approach, you are equipped for an evolving career in Business Development.

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M.Sc. Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions

The MSc in Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (ICBP) at University of Warwick is for anyone who wants to develop their intercultural skills, and apply those skills to the world of business or beyond. With research increasingly showing a need for employees who can work across cultures, the intercultural skills you’ll learn on the course will prepare you for wherever you want your career to take you. 

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Master Master in Geography and Spatial Planning

The Master In Geography and Spatial Planning from the University of Luxembourg is designed to respond to the growing need for highly qualified experts that can embrace the multi-dimensionality and complexity of the evolution of cities and regions, reflecting global changes and local dynamics.

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M.Sc. Global Studies

The master’s programme in Global Studies at Roskilde University gives you an advanced theoretical knowledge about the social, political, economic and cultural processes associated with globalisation. 

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