Master of Arts in Social Sciences

The Master of Arts in Social Sciences is a 60 credits programme that develops your skills in contemporary issues of social practice, resource management, administration and cultural diversity.

Programme Details

Code MASS180
Award Master of Arts in Social Sciences
Level Postgraduate
Credits 60
Language English
Mode Online
Duration Self-paced
Exam Free online exam
Certificate PDF Certificate + Transcript | Sample Certificate
Available to Students from all over the world
Awarding Body School of Business and Trade

Standard Entry Route

 To be Completed  Qualification Required
 Stage 1,2 & 3  Generally, a bachelor degree or graduate diploma in any discipline

Recognition of Prior Learning Entry Route (Advanced Standing)

 To be Completed  Qualification Required
 Stage 1  Postgraduate Diploma (any field)

To qualify for the award of Master of Arts in Social Sciences, students must complete all 3 stages or less depending upon their entry route.

 Stage 1

 Unit ID Units Credits
 PG411 International Relations 5
 PG421 Human Geography 5
 PG441 Climate Change 5
 PG451 Public Health Ethics 5
 PG471 Social Work Research 5
 PG481 Human Psychology 5

 Stage 2

 Unit ID Units Credits
 PG430 Communications 5
 PG460 Writing 5
 PG510 Statistics 5

 Stage 3

 Unit ID Units Credits
 PG490 Political Science 5
 PG500 Sociology II 5
 PG520 World History 5

Graduates may be able to work in a broad choice of social services fields such as

• Administrative Assistant
• Paralegal
• Social and Human Service Assistant
• Social Worker
• Rehabilitation worker
• Data Analyst
• Social and Community Service Manager
• Market Research Analyst
• Local Government
• Charity
• Researcher
• Youth Work
• Translator
• Economist
• Historian
• Political Scientist
• Sociologist
• Psychological Services
• Police
Enrolment Fee None
Upfront Fee None
Tuition Fee None
Graduation Fee CHF 185 (one-off fee upon completion)


Future Study Options

After completing the Master of Arts in Social Sciences, students may continue to study further at a higher level or can explore other study options at the postgraduate level.

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