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Social Policy

METU Middle East Technical University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
268 USD/year
46 USD/year
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About

Founded in 2007, the Master of Science in Social Policy at METU Middle East Technical University prepares students for research aimed at better understanding and addressing the social issues which will inform decisions related to policies, programs and interventions. 

Overview

The Master of Science in Social Policy at METU Middle East Technical University aims to analyze social phenomena such as poverty, unemployment, increasing income gaps, women's low participation in the labor market discussions surrounding the pros and cons of existing international and national policies with the aim to develop relevant policy recommendations. 

The overarching objective of the Social Policy MS Program is to improve overall social conditions by examining and understanding how policies affect individuals' lives and how individuals can analyze and develop social policy according to various social needs. 

The program, with its interdisciplinary focus characterized by:

  • sociological
  • economic
  • anthropological
  • political science 
  • educational sciences approaches,

leads to M.S. degrees by providing a curriculum of education and training in human and policy development, implementation and evaluation of policies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Unemployment and Social Policy
  • Health and Social Policy
  • Gender Perspectives on Development
  • Population Dynamics and Social Policy in Turkey 
  • Social Policy and Development 
  • Research Design, Methods and Ethics in Social Policy Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Required Documents for Application: 

  • Application Fee Receipt
  • English Proficiency Exams
  • Graduate Exams
  • Reference Letters
  • Transcript
  • Letter of Intention

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester

Funding

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