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Sociology

University of Iceland

M.A.
24 months
Duration
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

The Faculty of Social and Human Sciences has the ambition to offer vigorous and challenging studies. The goal is that students graduating from the faculty have a solid education, which will provide many opportunities upon completion of studies. It also offers a Master of Arts in Sociology at University of Iceland.

Overview

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 Structure

Courses include:
  • Youth and adolescence: Crime, health and leisure
  • Globalization, working life and diversity  
  • Health and Inequality
  • Crime in Iceland
  • Crime and Social Deviance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April. 

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (477 EUR)

Funding

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