Social Sciences - Social Structures and Democratic Governance
Master of Arts
The consecutive, four-semester MA programme in Social Science (M.A.) at HHU builds on a successfully completed B.A. programme in social or political sciences and is directed towards academically interested students.
This four-semester study programme with the Master of Arts (M.A.) as a degree is free of admission with " of special aptitude" (application and aptitude test take place directly at Heinrich-Heine-Universität) and can be started in the winter term.
The programm imparts deepened knowledge about the analysis of social structures, the forms and problems of a democratic governance, the transnational society and European politics as well as mediatised political communication. Another focus lies on advanced social-scientific methods which enable the students to analyse and critically reflect the societal reality and political processes.
The Master in Social Sciences is supported by the subjects Political Science and Sociology. It provides scientifically sound insights into social change and democratic governance in modern societies.
The programme focusses on project-oriented study and independent research by students.
Programme objectives/Career prospects
The MA in Social Sciences prepares students for the following professional fields, among others:
- Political & Project Management
- Planning & Training
- Organizational & Human Resources Development
- Market & Opinion Research
German (partially: English)
Admission-free with aptitude assessment in the application portal
16/07/2022 - 07/10/2022
01/07/2022 - 15/08/2022
Prof. Dr. Annette Schnabel
Phone: +49 211 81-10617
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rosar
Phone: +49 211 81-15301Study programme/Department