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Sociology and Social Research

University of Trento

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
4500 EUR/year
3400 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Sociology and Social Research programme at the University of Trento provides a strong background for students interested in doctoral studies in the field of sociology and social research.

Overview

The Sociology and Social Research programme at the University of Trento provides advanced training for positions of social researcher in private research institutes in the field of marketing and communication, customer satisfaction and opinion research, as well as in public research institutions (for instance, institutes and foundations involved in education research or in the analysis of labor market and welfare trends).

Specifically, this master programme equips students with in-depth mastery of statistical and qualitative techniques to analyse social trends. The methodology courses of the first year have a strong applied orientation, as they entail the active participation of students in laboratory activities and seminars (e.g. learning how to design a questionnaire, building a web-survey, learning how to use statistical softwares, carrying out in-depth interviews and focus groups).

Career Opportunities

This master course is a two-year programme that provides advanced training for positions of social researcher in private research institutes in the field of marketing and communication, customer satisfaction and opinion research, as well as in public research institutions (for instance, institutes and foundations involved in education research or in the analysis of labor market and welfare trends).This master course also provides a strong background for students interested in doctoral studies in the field of sociology and social research.

The number of international exchange opportunities offered to students by the University of Trento is wide at all levels of studies (bachelor, master and doctorate). The University management is strongly convinced that an experience in two different institutions can do a lot to improve the skills of the students and to strengthen their curriculum for their occupational future at a national, European and international level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey design for social research
  • Survey design for social research lab
  • Quantitative methods
  • Quantitative methods lab
  • Qualitative methods
  • Qualitative methods Lab
  • Statistics for opinion research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

• February for non-EU citizens living outside Italy

• From June to November: rolling admission for EU citizens and non-EU citizens regularly living in Italy

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

a bachelor’s degree (at least three years) from an institution at university level, gained  by 30th June 2020 for non EU candidates.

an adequate final graduation mark:
  • for Italian candidates, it must be equal to 90 out of 110 points or superior;
  • for international students, it has to be an equivalent mark (e.g. 3/4).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3400 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

• EU: 340€-3.400€ (based on income/merit)

• Non-EU: 1.000€-6.500€ (based on merit)

• Income/merit based scholarships and tuition waivers are available

Funding

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