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Qualification: Master’s Degree of Social Sciences in Sociology (RSU)

Master’s Degree of Social Sciences in Sociology (RSU)

Qualification Information

Deepened theoretical knowledge acquisition in sociology and social politics, also development of research methods and applying to research and analysis of specific problems of society.

Acquired knowledge of sociology regarding social proceses, skills to gather and analyze social data, competences in forming and analyzing social policies, based on knowledge about social proceses and different needs of social groups in Latvia, EU and world, also integrating social research data in decision making process.

Mastered deepened knowledge about human curriculum vitae social processes, social policy formation, evaluation and analysis principles and sociologic research methodology.
Is able to independently apply theory, methods and problem solving skills, to conduct research, by consulting with scientific adviser.
Is able to critically explain, discuss social processes, social problems and the principles of social policy, based on theoretical knowledge and research data.
Has the knowledge to prepare scientific publications in accordance with the requirements.
Can independently conduct research, take responsibility about the outcomes of the research and the interpretation of it.
Knows how to solve irregular problems and situations by using new approaches.

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Awarding body: 

- Rīga Stradiņš University

Awarding body contact info: 

Tālr.: 67409230
Fakss: 67471815
E-pasts: RSU@rsu.lv

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Access requirements: 

Higher education qualification of LQF level 6 (academic or professional bachelor) in the same or compatible branch of science or professional field laid down by higher education Institution

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)