Sociology is the science about human social behaviour and relations between people and societies. Frequent sociological issues deal with processes and patterns of the interaction of groups and individuals, forms of organization of social groups, relations between groups, influence of groups on the behaviour of individuals and differencies among people in terms of power resources and life chances.
This is a two-year programme from Stockholm University leading to a Master´s degree in Sociology. The objective of the Master´s Programme in Sociology is to provide students with the ability to do independent analyses of social issues using sociological theories and sociological methods
- Sociologists have a broad labour market both within the private and the public sector. A sociological education will help you develop analytical skills in the form of theory as well as both quantitative and qualitative research methods. These skills will make you able to investigate social issues, and to assess, evaluate and perform surveys on social phenomena.
- This program also provides you with a good foundation for applying for a PhD position after graduation.
- Classical Sociological Theory
- Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
- Modern Sociological Theory
- Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences. 60 ECTS credits in Sociology.
- Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.
International8938 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17876 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 45000 SEK. The complete programme: 180000 SEK.
Living costs for Stockholm
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