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Sociology

University of Gothenburg

Master On Campus
24 months
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About

Sociology is the social scientific discipline which analyses how patterns of everyday life connect up with global social processes in the contemporary era. The Sociology programme is offered by University of Gothenburg.

Overview

The richness and diversity of sociological thought serves to engender new forms of critical insight as well as policy relevant perspectives concerning some of today’s most challenging problems in fields such as working life, healthcare, gender relations, urban life, migration and adaptation to climate change.

 The Sociology programme is offered by University of Gothenburg.

Given the great range and vibrancy of sociological research, the Master’s Programme in Sociology can enable you to develop and pursue an exciting variety of career plans. The programme is tailored to those aiming for a professional career within the public and private sectors practicing qualified forms of social analysis. 

The programme also prepares and equips you for an academic career in sociology and social sciences in Sweden or abroad

On the Sociology Programme you learn to creatively deploy sociological perspectives and methods to describe, interpret and explain contemporary matters of concern reflecting the complex interaction of local and global processes in today’s society. You will be able to take advantage of the choice and flexibility the Master’s Programme in Sociology offers to focus on cultivating the competences you consider most appropriate to your career plans. In particular, you will have the opportunity to gain the practical and analytical skills required to engage in both academic and more applied and directly policy-relevant research. Key features of the Programme include:

  • Close links with current research within the Department of Sociology and Work Science
  • Comprehensive courses in both qualitative and quantitative research methods (30 credits in total)
  • Possibility to study abroad for one term (30 credits) or take a work placement
  • Extensive individual supervision during the completion of a 30 credits Master's Thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Qualitative Research Methods
  • Applied Statistical Analyses
  • Masters Thesis

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

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

  • Applying
  • Email confirmation
  • Notification of selection results
  • Replying to the notification of selection results
  • Paying your tuition fees
  • Applying for a residence permit
  • Looking for accommodation
  • Registering for studies

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.

Funding

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