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Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems

Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

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24 months
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About

The Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems program from Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences offers an interdisciplinary and in-depth study of social protection systems. Graduates will be able to design and sustain systems that are effective, affordable and flexible enough to meet future socio-economic challenges.

Overview

The current pandemic exposes why sustainable social protection systems are relevant to everyone. Social Protection means protecting our most vulnerable members of society, adapting our social systems to crisis and eradicating worldwide poverty. Seeing the benefits, they have proactively developed an interdisciplinary Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems program from Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, which will provide you with the tools to analyze any social system and show you how to design better more sustainable systems to mitigate the effects of precarious changes.

Objectives

We want our graduates to:

  • gain deeper insights into the constitutive elements, driving forces and instruments of social protection systems, covering low-, middle- as well as high-income countries
  • know how to use different methods of analysis for designing and re-organising social protection systems
  • have a solid understanding of how to institutionalise and sustainably finance social protection systems
  • be comfortable using state-of-the-art management methods to implement social protection interventions effectively and efficiently
  • establish an interdisciplinary and interinstitutional network of national and international experts 

Career

Graduates will have career prospects in a wide variety of fields, e.g. as policy planners, managers and advisers in ministries and government agencies, social security institutions, NGOs, international organisations, bilateral development agencies, private (insurance) companies, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Comparative analysis of social protection systems
  • Social protection policy instruments and design options
  • Analysis for social protection design 
  • Social protection financing and modelling
  • Research methods
  • Simulation and evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Previous Studies: Having acquired a bachelor’s degree from a relevant academic field such as business administration/economics, politics, law, administration, public health, education, social science, psychology and international relations/development as well as other subjects, insofar as the contents relating to the subject area of social protection encompass a minimum of 15 credits in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). 
  • Relevant Work Experience: Proof of at least 5 months work experience (incl. unpaid internships and/or voluntary work) in a field related to social protection. 
  • English Proficiency
  • Research Proposal: Having successfully passed the research proposal.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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