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Focus: politics, policy and society in a comparative perspective.Translate social problems into sociological research from both micro& macro perspectives.Learn to evaluate & derive policy from results

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locatieTilburg
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code66599
numerus fixusnee
honoursnee
Become an expert in translating important societal questions from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity) into sociological research to evaluate policies and to serve as input for new policies. The Sociology Master focuses on the analysis of such social cohesion related issues, such as populism in politics, social contacts, and solidarity.

Central themes: politics, policy and society in a comparative perspective.

Translate social problems into sociological research questions from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity). Analyze these questions with the aid of theories and advanced research methods, and evaluate and develop policy based on the results.
Taught in small, interactive workgroups with excellent individual thesis supervision.

Waarom aan de Tilburg University?

Five good reasons to choose the Master's program Sociology:
  1. Broad Master's program options
  2. Unique traineeship possibility
  3. Small-scale / favorable student to staff ratio
  4. Excellent student evaluation
  5. High success rates

Studieprogramma

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specialisaties

specialisatie Extended Master Sociology

The Extended Master in Sociology (EMS) is a Master's program lasting 18 months (90 ECTS), divided into three semesters.

During the first semester, EMS students will do the course work of the regular one-year Master in Sociology at Tilburg University. During semesters two and three, students will follow a junior traineeship at a selected organization for 50% of their time, during which they will participate in existing (research) projects; for the other 50% of the time students will carry out research for - and write - the Master Thesis. The EMS combines academic education and scientific research during the Master's thesis trajectory with in-depth work experience in an organization in a way that is not possible in the one-year Master's program.
The goal of the EMS is to provide students with relevant work experience and to enhance their research skills and knowledge.

specialisatie Double Degree in Sociology and Population Studies

Study modern societies in Tilburg University & Universitat Pompeu Fabra to identify the main forces and challenges faced by key social institutions, such as families, schools, communities, and jobs.

Two of the highest-ranked Social Science Departments in Europe combine their strengths to offer double-degree research training in Sociology and Population Studies. You will get two full Master's degrees by combining two related subject areas with different approaches. Graduate both as Master of Research in Sociology and Demography at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Master of Science in Sociology at Tilburg University. An ultimate international experience by studying in Barcelona half of the time.

This 1.5-year program consists of 90 credits (ECTS). The first ¾ year you'll spend at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. The second ¾ year you'll spend at Tilburg University.

You will write your Master's thesis under the supervision of a UPF or Tilburg University faculty member. Your second reader will be automatically someone from the other institution, who will act as a second grader.

You can only start end of August.

specialisatie Double Degree in Sociology: Bamberg-Tilburg

Combine the Sociology Master's programs from Tilburg University and the University of Bamberg (Germany).

Get two full Master's degrees in Sociology from two outstanding academic institutions.

The degree of the University of Bamberg focuses on the specializations 'Empirical Social Research' and 'Education, Labour Market, Inequality', following a scientific as well as practice-oriented approach.

The degree of Tilburg University focuses on politics, policy and society in a comparative perspective.

This two-year program consists of 120 credits (ECTS), of which:

The Master in Sociology at the University of Bamberg (60 ECTS):

  • 7 research methods and data acquisition and analysis courses (42 ECTS)
  • 3 content courses (18 ECTS)

The Master in Sociology at Tilburg University (60 ECTS):
  • 5 content courses (36 ECTS)
  • Master's thesis (24 ECTS)

The first year you'll spend at the University of Bamberg in Germany. The second year you'll spend at Tilburg University. During the first term students will be assisted in designing their individual study plans. An overview of the modules and courses of the program is provided below.

You can only start end of August.

track Global Management of Social Issues: Politics, Policy and Societal Development

'Politics, Policy and Societal Development' gives you a different perspective on sustainable development based on the theories and methods pertinent to this discipline.

Become an expert in sustainable development within an international context by addressing global societal challenges, such as poverty, migration, climate change, or humanitarian interventions after a natural disaster.

The track 'Politics, Policy and Societal Development' gives you a different perspective on sustainable development based on the theories and methods pertinent to this discipline. This specialization address societal issues and sustainable development from a sociological perspective.

track Health, Wellbeing and Society

Health,Wellbeing and Society is the understanding that sustainability depends on creating resilient and healthy communities,which can adapt to changing conditions without losing fundamental identities

Become a specialist in the fields of healthcare policy, societal resilience, and health and well-being. You are taught to analyze how health and well-being are distributed across Western societies, and how health and well-being can be improved at micro- meso- and macro-level of society. This is a track of MSc Sociology which offers invaluable insights in key questions of how differences in health and wellbeing can be explained from a sociological perspective and, more specifically, how it is related to demographic and societal factors at different levels.

Central themes: healthcare policy, societal resilience, and health & wellbeing.

track Politics, Policy and Societal Development

Address global societal challenges such as poverty, migration, climate change, or humanitarian interventions from a societal, policy and political perspective.

Address global societal challenges such as poverty, migration, climate change, or humanitarian interventions from a societal, policy and political perspective. In this track of the MSc Sociology you will get a macro-level perspective on sustainable development and you will understand the triggers of it, based on the theories and methods pertinent to the specialization Global Management of Social Issues.

specialisatie Double Degree in Sociology and Social Research

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Combine the Sociology Master's programs from Tilburg University and the University of Trento (Italy) to become an expert in political research, social policy and solving social cohesion related-issues.This double degree program in Sociology is resulting in two academic Master titles: the degree of the University of Trento focuses on political research, social policy and qualitative research. The degree of Tilburg University focuses on translating societal problems into sociological research to evaluate current policy with and derive new policies from.

This two-year program consists of 120 credits (ECTS), of which:

You will follow ten research methods and labs courses (51 ECTS in total) and two content courses (12 ECTS in total) during your first year at the University of Trento.

You will follow five content courses (27 ECTS in total) and two elective courses (9 ECTS in total) during your second year at Tilburg University.

You will start your Master's thesis (24 ECTS) in your second year with drawing your Individual Research Proposal with feedback of the thesis supervisors. You will write your Master's thesis under joint supervision of faculty members of both University of Trento and Tilburg University.

The first year you'll spend at the University of Trento in Trento, Italy. The second year you'll spend at Tilburg University.

You can only start end of August.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
avondonderwijsn.v.t.
afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
onderwijsvormen
literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, self study, seminar
objectives
Focus on politics, policy and society in a comparative perspective.

You will learn to understand and explain society by developing advanced research skills opening up policy-making positions in public, private and research institutions!
Translate social problems into sociological research from both micro (family, social networks, crime) and macro perspectives (welfare state, solidarity), and learn to evaluate and derive policy from the results.
Five good reasons to choose the Master's program Sociology:
  1. Broad Master's program options
  2. Unique traineeship possibility
  3. Small-scale / favorable student to staff ratio
  4. Excellent student evaluation
  5. High success rates


Toelating en kosten

startmomenten

1 februari 2021

aanmelding deadline : 1 augustus 2020
collegegeld nog niet bekend

1 september 2021

aanmelding deadline : 1 februari 2021
collegegeld nog niet bekend

For information about application and admission please check our website.
https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/nl/onderwijs/masteropleidingen/sociology/application
toelatingseisen

cijferlijst
This is a list from your University of the courses you have taken in your Bachelor's and Master's degree, with the grades you have achieved. This must be an official list from your University, not your results downloaded from the University's student website. If you have not yet completed all courses at the time of application, please provide the Transcript plus a list of the courses you still need to complete before graduation.

Official translations of the Transcript of Records and diploma(s):
If your Transcript of Records and diploma are not in English, Dutch, French or German, a sworn translator must translate the documents (with the exception of the course description, the thesis/research paper and your CV). The translator must attach the translation to copies of the original document and stamp both documents. Please note: we cannot accept translations that are not attached to a copy of the original document; the translator must make sure that s/he stamps the copy of the original document and attaches the two documents to each other.

basiskennis
Adequate knowledge of social science statistics and research methods.

vooropleiding
A Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Demography, Social Geography or Organization Studies

studie kosten
bron: Tilburg University
bedrag kostenpost
€ 192visa/permitvoor de gehele opleiding

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
253kamerhuur in Tilburgonder landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1121totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

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Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

54 studenten volgen deze opleiding
74% daarvan is vrouw
9 eerstejaars gestart in 2019
78% daarvan is vrouw
14244 studenten aan de Tilburg University
49% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

Op kamers in Tilburg

29037studenten studerend
13851studenten woonachtig   
€ 253gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
17 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/3 Tilburg University
Sociology
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
NAN% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
2/3 Tilburg University
Health, Wellbeing and Society (track of Master Sociology)
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
NAN% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
3/3 Tilburg University
Politics, Policy and Societal Development (track of MSc Sociology)
€ 253 gemiddelde kamerhuur
? eerstejaars
NAN% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
disclaimer: bovenstaande cijfers en beoordelingen zijn aangeleverd door de opleidingen zelf. Wij kunnen de juistheid niet garanderen.

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

studentoordelen

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete
deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel3.6
inhoud3.5
docenten3.4
studiefaciliteiten3.6
studielast3.3
studiebegeleiding3.3
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In 2013 hebben meer dan 280.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Sociology aan de Tilburg University is beoordeeld door 18 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.6 uit 5.

Na de studie

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