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Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems

Utrecht University

Master Postgraduate Utrecht

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary In this Master's Programme, you will be thoroughly trained to analyse and advise on contemporary social issues.
Course description An ageing population leads to increasing healthcare costs. How should care for the elderly be structured in order to make it more personal and affordable again? The virtual and physical world are increasingly merging. What role does the internet play in shaping political and social movements' ability to self-organise? How do governments respond to crimes that occur within the neighbourhood environment, in the virtual world and across borders? As society becomes more complex, there is a growing demand for people who are able to answer questions like these. The one-year Master's programme on Contemporary Social Problems focuses on building your expertise with regard to a variety important social themes, and gives you ample room to explore your own interests in order to specialise in a particular topic. In this programme, you will learn about the latest insights of present-day social science, and learn to think from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Information about the institution Commitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University's core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 Apr 2019 1 Apr 2019
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2018 (FT)€ 2060€ 15575€ 10512

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Fulbright grant, Holland Scholarship, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso China, Sylff

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

studievoorlichting@uu.nl

Education Office

For curriculum-specific questions regarding this programme.

Stefan Soeparman

Programme coordinator

s.b.soeparman@uu.nl

Contact information for the institution

study info

studievoorlichting@uu.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 30 2532670
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