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Sociology: General sociology

Degree type
Language of education
English (20%), dutch (80%)
12 months
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Type of institution
Research University

Program description

The master Sociology is a challenging course for students who are independent, critical and balanced to learn to think about social problems.

A thorough knowledge of sociological theory, sociological insights and ability formulate a scientific argument are indispensable. In this program you will gain the professional habitus of the sociologist, learn practical skills and analyze intellectual problems, structures and processes related to the coexistence of people to analyze. The course is characterized by its broad approach and scope. During the compulsory subject “sociological theory”, students will study an anthology of original texts, written by various sociological theorists (eg Marcel Mauss, Michel Foucault, Karl Polanyi, Mark Granovetter, Clifford Geertz, Jurgen Habermas, Ernst Gellner, Loic Wacquandt, Charles Tilly , Bill Sewell, Michael Burawoy, Dorothy Smith and Mauro Guillen). Students will take two advanced research courses. They can choose from ethnography, network analysis, macro comparative methods, quantitative data management, quantitative data analysis and policy evaluation research.

Admission requirements

Previous education

Een universitair bachelordiploma Sociologie van een Nederlandse universiteit geeft direct toegang tot de specialisatie Algemene Sociologie van de master Sociologie.

Toelating met een ander universitair bachelordiploma
Met een ander universitair bachelordiploma kun je worden toegelaten wanneer je voldoende achtergrond hebt in sociologische theorie en sociaal-wetenschappelijk methodenonderwijs (tenminste 60 ECTS-studiepunten).

Je moet wel eerst een (verkort) schakelprogramma afronden om toegelaten te worden tot de master Sociologie. De samenstelling van dat schakelprogramma's is afhankelijk van het curriculum van je bachelor en wordt op maat samengesteld.

Voor meer informatie over aanmelding, toelating en schakelen, bezoek onze website.

Written request

Alle studenten moeten een motivatiebrief indienen.

Grade list

Alle studenten moeten hun BA diploma en officiële cijferlijsten indienen.

Language requirements

CAE: C1, CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL paper based: 570, TOEFL computer based: 232, TOEFL internet based: 90

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