At the conclusion of the Master of Arts in Sociology at University of Iceland, the student shall be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills beyond that achieved at the previous level, as listed below:
- The student has broadened end deepened his/her knowledge of sociology.
- The student shall have acquired a systematic understanding of the most recent knowledge and research methods.
- The student has acquired a deeper knowledge of the applied uses of sociology in a particular field.
- The student is familiar with the main research methods in his/her area of concentration.
- The student is familiar with the presumptions and concepts of social scientific methodology.
- The student is familiar with different research methods within sociology.
- The student has acquired a broader overview of his/her area of expertise.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Youth and adolescence: Crime, health and leisure
- Globalization, working life and diversity
- Health and Inequality
- Crime in Iceland
- Crime and Social Deviance
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.
BA, B.Ed, BS degree with First Class grades or equivalent.Students not holding a BA degree in Sociology are required to take three undergraduate courses in Sociology or have completed equivalent courses: Methodology: Social Science Research Methods., Statistics I: Introduction and a course in Socilogical Theory.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).
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