O que eu aprenderei?

Are you interested to understand how the society works and to help its development? Do you want to do so using rigorous methods based on a complex system science approach?

Many of society’s most pressing problems fall far from the boundaries of traditional disciplinary research and require innovative analysis tools. The programme offers a wide-range of methodological training along with the opportunity to specialize in specific societal issues and provides the skills to conduct independent research.

To succeed in the programme is it crucial to hold a strong enthusiasm for data analysis and being able to learn and use different methods, most of which computer-based, such as statistical analysis, textual analysis and social simulation.

Active participation in all learning activities is crucial and is strongly encouraged. In addition, the programme includes several mandatory practical moments such as group work, sessions in the computer lab, etc., along with a research-based final thesis.

Career

Potential employers for students exiting the Programme are public organizations, medium-large NGOs and companies, but also research and higher education institutions. Many organizations currently lack the skills needed to fully exploit the increasing amount of data that the new technologies and other sources have made available. In an increasingly knowledge-based economy and society these competencies represent crucial assets for the labour market.

Degree

Master of Science (120 credits) with specialization in Applied Social Analysis (Main field of study: Sociology)

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Social Sciences

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

Valores
SEK85.000,00 (35.224 R$) por ano
Tuition fee, total: SEK 170,000
Data de início

2 Setembro 2019

Localização

Linnaeus University

Vaxjo Campus,

VAXJO,

SE-351 95, Sweden

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Students must have a Baccalauréat / Diplome de Bachilier de l`Enseignement secondaire and a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL (paper based), score of 62 (writing 61) on PTE academic

Para estudantes internacionais

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements: - Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 90 credits in a Social Science, Psychology or Economics main area; students with different curricula can be accepted on an individual basis; - English B/6 or equivalent.

English language requirements:

The requirement is English course 6 from the Swedish upper secondary school or its equivalent. The following levels are equal to English 6:

International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with an Overall Band Score of at least 6.5 and no module below 5.5.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a result of at least 575 points including a minimum score of 4.5 in the written test (paper-based test) or 90 points including a minimum score of 20 in the written test (internet-based test).

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