Explore pressing societal issues
What glues a society together? How can trust and cooperation be promoted and conflict be avoided? What causes inequality in general and inequality between men and women in the job market in particular? Why do immigrants have higher unemployment rates and lower-paid jobs?
Job prospects are excellent
There is a need in society for well-trained researchers with extensive knowledge of social science theories and methodologies. This Master’s programme connects with current major social issues and prepares you for a career in research, whether in academia (PhD training), at research institutes, or governmental organisations. You will also be prepared for a non-scientific career path.
As a graduate of this programme, you will be a highly trained researcher and well-qualified to work as a scientific researcher in the social sciences.
Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.
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- Sociological Theory Construction and Model Building
- Family and Social Inequality
- Methods and Statistics: Regression Analysis and Its Generalizations
- Research Practicum: Work-family Issues, Organizations, and Inequality
- Social Networks - Theory and Empirics
- Starting With Your Thesis - Literature Review
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Please note that the application deadline for students with an EU/EEA or Swiss nationality may be extended to 1 June.
DisciplinesAnthropology Sociology Educational Research View 20 other Masters in Anthropology in Netherlands
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- An academic Bachelor's degree in Social or Behavioural Sciences (for instance Interdisciplinary Social Science, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology and Psychology) Economics, Political Sciences/Public Administration, Geography or Business and Management Programmes.
- Students with another academic Bachelor’s degree and a thorough training in formal models and/or quantitative analysis such as students with an academic Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences or mathematics can be admitted.
- A minimum average grade of 7.5 in the Dutch system or an international equivalent
- Sufficient academic knowledge and skills in methods and statistics
- Sufficient command of the English language
- Motivation that fits the aim of this programme.
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International17500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Utrecht
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.