The Master is the second degree after the Bachelor and comprises a total of 120 credits (CP). The Master's Degree Program Changing Societies is a so-called mono-study course without further subjects, which is completed with 100 credits.
Added to this is the complementary area with 20 CP. One credit point ECTS equals approximately 30 working hours.
After successful completion of theMaster's Degree Program Changing Societies of the University of Basel, both an academic and an extra-university career can be sought. With a corresponding thematic focus, there is the possibility of a subsequent doctorate in one of the participating sociological subjects. In the non-academic world of work, the degree program offers graduates many interesting fields of activity in international organizations and non-governmental organizations, in politics, public administration or cultural and knowledge management. In addition, the program also qualifies for occupations that are not directly linked to the topics of the degree program, but require independent, methodical and analytical work.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Gender studies
- Cultural Anthropology
- Sustainability research
- Middle East studies
- Political science
- Urban Studies
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSociology View 7 other Masters in Sociology in Switzerland
Admission without conditions is made with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Basel in the field of ethnology, gender studies, social sciences, Islamic studies, cultural anthropology, political science or sociology or with proof of equivalent academic achievements, provided at a university recognized by the University of Basel.
International1544 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA1544 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
- CHF 850 per semester
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.