The Master of Arts in Social Sciences is a cycle of training and specialisation through research. At the end of the degree course, students will be able to :
The Master of Arts in Social Sciences consists of two parts: a common trunk and a specific orientation, to be chosen from :
The Master’s thesis is the logical culmination of the specialisation programme. It demonstrates the student’s ability to acquire knowledge and to complete a project, with the empirical, methodological and theoretical rigour required, as well as the capacity to organise time and the practical know-how that it entails.
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Master of Arts (MA) in Social Sciences
French. Recommended level : C1.
Final enrolment dates
30 April. The degree course begins in the autumn semester.
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland : 28 February.
Timetables and course descriptions
University studies develop, in addition to spe- cific academic skills, a great many transverse skills such as : oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, the learning and transmission of knowledge, independence and the ability to make judgements in the field of specialisation and overlapping areas.
This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities such as :
Subject to changes.
The French version prevails.
Last update: 20 May 2016
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