Master of Social Science

This research degree develops advanced research principles, methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in the social sciences by completing a thesis or research project.

Your challenge will be not just to generate new knowledge but also to investigate how this knowledge can inform action.

Individually supervised research programs are available in three key areas: the social, the urban and the global.

University of Santander has particular expertise in the fields of:

  • urban planning and housing studies
  • sustainability
  • criminology
  • globalisation and cultural studies
  • sociology
  • international development and relations
  • community development
  • social and public policy
  • social work.

Through the program you’ll experience and nurture industry partnerships and collaborate with other researchers while gaining creative, technical and communication skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts.