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Comparative Social Policy and Welfare, Social Science Research

Tampere University

24 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
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About

Social Science Research - Comparative Social Policy and Welfare at Tampere University provides an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary societies in Europe and facilitates understanding social policy and welfare issues in global, national and local contexts.

Overview

On Social Science Research - Comparative Social Policy and Welfare at Tampere University you are able to develop skills for understanding and analysing the development of societies and for engaging with sustainable welfare and policy solutions.

Our graduates work around the world for national and local governments, private companies, non-governmental organisations, and academia. During the studies, you will learn the dynamics of social policy in countries that represent different welfare models and may choose a specialisation based on your interest in some area of social policy. You will concentrate on comparative designs and practise qualitative and quantitative policy analysis. As a part of the studies, you may improve your future employment prospects by gaining work experience as a trainee or doing voluntary work for three months.

Career:

The programme aims at improving students' academic credentials and in enhancing their career prospects as highly qualified analysts and applied researchers in national, European and international organisations. Graduates are expected to work in the areas of welfare management and social policy development and they will be able to apply their skills in creating, developing and evaluating social programmes and projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conceptual Approaches to the Comparative Study of Welfare Productio
  • National Systems of Welfare and Society
  • Empirical Research Methodology
  • Elective study units on Well-being and Welfare Production in a Globalizing World
  • Internship
  • Academic Writing,

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree

  • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
  • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded.
  • with a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study
  • from a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to
  • from a recognised institution of higher education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 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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