University of Minho

24 months
1250 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
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The Master’s Degree in Sociology at University of Minho aims to deepen the training in Sociology by providing students complements of theoretical and practical insights. These new skills will allow students to consolidate the exercise of the Sociologist profession, ensuring an enabling specialization on research skills and the development of relevant qualifications to act in real contexts.


The syllabus focuses on the acquisition of relational, practical and theoretical skills, as a way to provide an understanding of the Sociology’s role in the context of changes that is taking place in contemporary societies, as well as in the field of methodologies, technical research and sociological intervention.

Learning outcomes

The Sociology course at University of Minho focuses on flexibility, on the scientific transversality and on the empowerment of the sociologist’ skills as an adequate response to the challenges and contemporary problems, especially those that arise from the economic and social changes of globalization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development and Social Policies
  • Organizations and Work: Current Issues
  • Themes of Contemporary Sociology
  • Social Research Practices
  • Research and Intervention Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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