Social Analysis, Master | Örebro University | Örebro, Sweden
12 months
6205 EUR/year
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Within this interdisciplinary Social Analysis programme at Örebro University you will develop advanced analytical skills for the study of important contemporary social problems. With such skills you can work on social issues in both the private and public sector, and are competent to continue your studies at the doctoral level.


In this Social Analysis programme at Örebro University, you will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in social analysis. Through developing advanced methodological and analytical knowledge and skills, you will be able to study many important contemporary global and local social problems and risks. 

You will acquire knowledge of construction of social problems, and gain insight into and develop knowledge and reflexive skills with regard to the construction and perception of social problems, as well as to the way in which scientific problems relate to various social issues. 

The role of social science in society is discussed and your studies will contribute to an understanding of the possibilities and limitations in terms of resolving or dealing with various social problems.

Moreover, the programme provides advanced training in the relationship between methodology and research design, as well as in how to conduct and evaluate analysis in research.


Advanced skills in social analysis are sought after both in the public and private sectors, nationally and internationally. Such knowledge and skills can be used for research and development, evaluations, market analysis, gender impact assessment, risk analysis and project management.

This programme will equip you with knowledge and skills enabling you to work as a social analyst, and the prerequisites needed for further studies in doctoral programmes. The programme is taught in English since skills in communicating science in English are increasingly crucial on the international labour market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social analysis: Theory and Method
  • Sociology, Independent Project - Thesis
  • Media and Communication Studies, Independent Project - Thesis
  • Human Geography, Independent Project - Thesis
  • Political Science, Independent Project - Thesis
  • Gender Studies, Independent Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits with sociology, gender studies, human geography, media and communication studies, social anthropology, social work, political science or equivalent (including an independent project of at least 15 credits) as the main field of study. 
  • The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School. 
  • For more information on how to document your English language qualifications, see University Admissions in Sweden.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6205 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Tuition fee, first instalment: 34568 SEK
  • Total fee: 69100 SEK

Living costs for Örebro

6000 - 12000 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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