The master's degree "Sociology: Social Regulations in Transition" is a research-oriented degree that leads you to a full, academic qualification in the subject of sociology and provides access to a doctorate for the graded study path. The course includes
Areas of focus
Special sociological focus areas - e.g. established orders, order as a process or threatened orders - offer you the opportunity to get to know new research perspectives on phenomena of social and societal change and to deepen your knowledge.
The general admission requirement for the master’s course is proof of completion of a relevant bachelor’s course in the field of social sciences / sociology or proof of a comparable domestic or foreign professional university degree with an overall rating of at least 3.0. If this is not yet available, a transcript of records with a calculated average grade based on at least 80% of the credit points required for the bachelor's degree can be submitted.
In addition, the degree must include social science or sociological components amounting to at least 90 credit points (CP), of which at least 15 credit points (CP) must be in the field of methods of empirical social research.
Knowledge of the English language at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Direct admission is granted if the admission requirements are fully met.
The language level B2 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ??of the Council of Europe" is proven by fulfilling one of the following criteria:
If you can not prove the language level from your school lessons, the following alternatives apply :
The master’s program "Sociology: Social Orders in Transition" qualifies you for different professional fields, such as:
These professional fields can be found in the public and private sector as well as in association work in organizations of political, social and cultural interest representation, where you can work in planning, administration, research or consulting.
These wide-ranging career perspectives are possible thanks to a broad-based basic academic training in the social science core competencies. A job-related focus is made possible by external compulsory elective modules or compulsory elective subjects and supported by a compulsory internship. However, it is not standardized for individual occupational fields, but must be carried out by you yourself. Use the opportunity to deal with the potential professional fields and your own future prospects right from the start.
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