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14600 EUR/year
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About

The Sociology and Social Research (Double degree) program offered by Tilburg University focuses on translating societal problems into sociological research to evaluate current policy with and derive new policies from.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Career prospects

The Sociology and Social Research (Double degree) program offered by Tilburg University  is a broad, international oriented program that can lead to employment in a wide range of fields and jobs in Europe and beyond.

  • Work in fields such as labor and employment, culture, welfare, recreation, education, or health care.  
  • Wide range of employers, ranging from government institutions to private companies and research agencies.
  • Interested in business, marketing or journalism? The Guardian states that Sociology gives you a head-start, listing a range of specific abilities and skills associated with a degree in sociology, including “ability to judge and evaluate evidence; understanding the complexity and diversity of situations(…); collecting information; making reasoned and logical arguments.” 

Graduates started, for example, at:

  • European Commission
  • Medtronic
  • Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (Netherlands) 
Program and courses
  • Ultimate international experience by studying in Italy for a year.
  • Get two full Master’s degrees in Sociology from two outstanding academic institutions. 

- The degree of the University of Trento focuses on political research, social policy and qualitative research.

- The degree of Tilburg University focuses on translating societal problems into sociological research from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity) to evaluate current policy with and derive new policies from.

  • Expand your knowledge and practical skills even further with a traineeship:

- The Extended Master provides you with a one-year traineeship position and adds one semester to the total program. Enhance your skills and gain relevant work experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Master Seminar Sociology: From Theory to Research
  • Social Policy and Social Risks
  • Social Capital: Networks, Resources and Attitudes
  • The Social Structure of Western Societies 
  • Populism in Comparative Perspective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You cannot be accepted onto this Master's program without having either a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related field. However, work experience and personal interest will be taken into account when assessing your application for a Tilburg University Scholarship for Academic Excellence, if you wish to apply.
  • Sufficiently conversant in the social sciences e.g. knowledge of and practice in the application of (key) questions of sociology and of classical and modern sociological theories; basic knowledge of other social sciences e.g. psychology and economics.
  • You need to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of partner universities of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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