Taught by dedicated and internationally recognised staff, it offers students the opportunity to become experts in one of three specialised domains: Culture and Society, Social Data Science, and Solidarity and Social Risks in Europe.
- Culture and society: This specialisation addresses (changes in) political ideologies, religious worldviews, understandings of social identity, and moral and aesthetic frameworks, as well as their wider consequences for social and political conflict and social inequality.
- Social data science: This specialisation provides in-depth knowledge about, and hands-on experience with, quantitative research and statistical analysis in the social sciences, including the collection and analysis of big data in conjunction with survey data.
- Solidarity and social risks in Europe: This specialisation addresses the new social risks and challenges that have emerged across Europe in the realms of work, care and health, as well as the various policies and practices they are dealt with.
Examples of a few possible career perspectives include: scientific researcher, civil servant, consultant, commercial researcher, journalist, teacher, policy officer, human resources manager, NGO or non-profit sector.
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- From Problem to Analysis
- Advanced Qualitative Methods
- Sociological Theory in Action
- Art and Society
- Race, Ethnicity and the Postcolonial Condition
- Culture and Inequality
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesSociology View 5 other Masters in Sociology in Belgium
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Applicants are expected to be (future) holders of one of the following degrees, or similar degrees, obtained outside the Flemish Community:
- Any Bachelor’s degree in the field of sociology, or in a related discipline in the field of social sciences (e.g. Communication Sciences, Political Science).
- Any Master’s degree in the field of sociology, or in a related discipline in the field of social sciences (e.g. Communication Sciences, Political Science).
- Any degree that proves that a student has completed the equivalent of a bridging or preparatory programme for a Master’s programme in Sociology.
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International3900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3900 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA980 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 980 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Leuven
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.