This Master in Applied Sociological Research from Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi mirrors the degree offered in Paris, which targets students and professionals who wish to improve their skills in sociological research methods and develop the expertise crucial to the future of the UAE and surrounding region. The objective of this degree is to teach the next generation of consultants to address pertinent challenges facing this region in regards to demography, urbanism, education, media, health and family.
Throughout the programme, students will learn to understand important social trends and their consecutive impact on society. An important component of this degree is the development of technical skills such as: creating qualitative surveys, conducting statistical analysis, applying IT for sociological research, and presenting of scientific reports and research results to the public. Students will explore how to establish reliable statistics by using groundbreaking tools and technology and learn about the relationships between government agencies and the private sector, and how these relationships positively benefit society.
This globally recognised degree opens the doors to further study, as well as successful international careers in sociological research.
Employment opportunities within the government and private consultancies are lucrative and competitive as graduates with a specialisation in Applied Sociological Research are highly sought after. Graduates will have several enriching career options in the government sector, local and regional planning covering education, public health, population and demographics, crime prevention and law enforcement, urban planning and waste management. Job prospects in research include working for national statistics authorities, polling agencies, academic research and various government-funded researches in significant subjects.
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- Gulf Studies
- Urban Studies
- Economic Sociology
- Qualitative Methods
- IT for Social Science
- Visual Sociology
- Social Theory
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- A recognised bachelor degree earned in a discipline appropriate for the prospective graduate degree. Sorbonne Abu Dhabi doesn’t normally accept average grades that are below 12/20 or 3.0/4.0 or equivalent for the first year (M1). Candidates are required to have a minimum average of 12/20 or 3.0 /4.0 or equivalent for admission to the M2 degree level
- An English language proficiency (written and oral) test with a minimum EmSAT – English score of 1400 or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79-80 iBT) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or City & Guilds IESOL B2.
International39077 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 39077 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National39077 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 39077 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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