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Sociology of Policy in Practice

12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

Are you eager to conduct policy-oriented research on issues of relevance to organisations? Do you want to combine ethnographic research with a 3-month internship? Do you have excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills? Are you flexible and hard-working? Then the Sociology of Policy in Practice MSc programme at Leiden University is the right specialisation for you!

Overview

The Sociology of Policy in Practice MSc programme at Leiden University teaches you to think along with organisations to help them respond to the challenges they are facing in our global and quickly changing societies.

What does this master's specialisation in Sociology of Policy in Practice entail?

The master's specialisation in Sociology of Policy in Practice aims to address challenges faced by NGO's, government bodies, and commercial companies in relation to culture and diversity in today's globalised world. Particular emphasis is placed on complex processes of diversity, sustainability and digitalisation. This specialisation enables you to gain relevant working experience by conducting a 3 month research internship.

Reasons to choose Sociology of Policy in Practice at Leiden University

  • Know-how on how to ‘translate’ prevailing policy problems into manageable research questions;
  • Skills to use a broad spectrum of social scientific methods (qualitative, quantitative, ethnographic);
  • The opportunity to conduct your own 3-month research project at an NGO, government agency, or commercial company;
  • Relevant working experience and valuable network contacts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Large Issues, Small Places 
  • Research Design for Sociology of Policy in Practice 
  • Research Proposal for Sociology of Policy in Practice 
  • Policy Oriented Research Internship 
  • Thesis seminar for Sociology of Policy in Practice
  • Master thesis project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree in Cultural Anthropology, or a bachelor degree with a major in Cultural Anthropology, or its equivalent in Social and Behavioural Studies, Cultural Studies, or Humanities from a recognised university (according to NUFFIC classification). 
  • Basic training in the anthropological research process and methodology (research proposal, fieldwork, and data analysis).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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