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Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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Arden courses at GISMA

If the human mind and behavior fascinate you, this course will answer any burning questions you may have about what compels certain individuals to commit a crime and how ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology & Psychology

If the human mind and behavior fascinate you, this course will answer any burning questions you may have about what compels certain individuals to commit a crime and how society determines what exactly makes a crime. Though psychology and criminology are similar, there are also many differences. Psychology is the study of human behavior whereas criminology focuses on crimes. This course will see you studying multiple different areas including the justice system, political policy, law, and more. This program will allow you to delve deeper into the topics by giving you great insight into developmental, cognitive, biological and social psychology. You will also learn about the biggest case studies in this area.... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year* is a four-year degree. The teaching team includes practising criminologists at some centres. Students will d ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year* (*Subject to approval)

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology with Foundation Year* is a four-year degree. The teaching team includes practising criminologists at some centres. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of cutting edge criminological and sociological theorising and will be able to apply this to current socio-economic policies and conditions. In order to achieve this, students will develop a critical understanding of criminology and sociology in relation to current issues such as urbanisation, embodiment, family, globalisation, marginalisation and migration. Criminology and Sociology will be considered from a fresh perspective using feminist, critical, cultural, and race critiques to revisit societal issues. The course is aimed at students who may not be served by the current sociology/criminology degree courses in research-led universities. The first year is a Foundation Year, which students study alongside our LLB (Law) students and is taught by our law tutors. This year focuses on developing the key skills required to undertake degree level study, both academic and legal/professional related learning. The subsequent three years then follow our full-time BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology course*.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Birmingham Leeds  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Cornerstone Institute

The aim of this programme is to educate students in the theory and practice of psychology and counselling, with a focus on personal development, family studies and broade ... [+]

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 87406. (376 CREDITS)

The aim of this programme is to educate students in the theory and practice of psychology and counselling, with a focus on personal development, family studies and broader mental health interventions. The programme helps students develop an integrated and relevant counselling praxis within the South African context. It also prepares students for further studies in psychology and trains them in foundational social research skills. During their first year, the students will also take the foundational set of modules, referred to as the ‘Cornerstone Core’. These include History, Sociology, Ethics, Philosophy, Economics and Leadership Studies. These modules are embedded in Cornerstone’s core values of inclusivity, excellence, integrity, unity, respect and creativity.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
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Keiser University Latin American Campus

The Political Science Major explores government policies, processes, political theory, and international relations. This is an extensive program that will introduce stude ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The Political Science Major explores government policies, processes, political theory, and international relations. This is an extensive program that will introduce students to the general study of the field of political science, and is suited for students who desire to examine the topics of public policy, foreign affairs, law, government, and the campaign processes.

Program Objectives Develop an understanding of the differences between various government and economic systems. Develop an understanding of the framework necessary to apply political, economic, social, historical, legal and philosophical foundations to the study of political science. Acquire an understanding of the stressors that population, natural resources, and environmental issues have on political frameworks. Acquire an understanding of the political theories needed to analyze policy and political actions. Develop skills in writing, research, and analysis. Skills you will develop Analysis and understanding of the various aspects of government, international relations, law, history, and politics. Exemplary critical thinking skills. Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to work well in groups and appreciate various points of view. Ability to adapt to various cultures and environments. Capacity to solve problems. Working well under pressure. ... [-]
Nicaragua San Marcos
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Waldorf University

Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes and is traditionally a popular field of study. By the very nature of the profession, psychology is a service voca ... [+]

Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes and is traditionally a popular field of study. By the very nature of the profession, psychology is a service vocation. This fits well with Waldorf’s mission of preparing students for “lives of service.” A Bachelor’s degree in psychology prepares students to be well-rounded, educated individuals as it reflects many of the goals of a liberal arts education by providing a knowledge base, thinking skills, analytical reasoning, interpersonal skills, and ethical values. Psychology majors are prepared to pursue graduate and professional programs in psychology, where they could further specialize in a variety of areas in psychology including clinical, experimental, developmental, social, cognitive, human factors, sports, industrial/organizational, health, and forensics. They are also prepared for further education in areas such as medicine, law, social work, nursing, and ministry.... [-]

USA Forest City
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Arden University

Here you get the chance to study two fascinating fields in the social sciences. You will spend equal time in both disciplines. ... [+]

Here you get the chance to study two fascinating fields in the social sciences. You will spend equal time in both disciplines.

You will look into such topics as the effects of social diversity and inequality on crime rates, develop an understanding of a range of research methods and data analysis skills, and develop knowledge of a range of influences on psychological well-being. You will get involved in the debate, learn to work independently, demonstrate critical analysis skills and learn how to formulate and evaluate research and data – all skills that will be of huge value in the world of work.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
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IUBH Duales Studium

Are you interested in a career where you actively promote social justice and equal opportunities in which you professionally support people in difficult life situations? ... [+]

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Are you interested in a career where you actively promote social justice and equal opportunities in which you professionally support people in difficult life situations? Within the framework of the dual Bachelor's program "Social Work", we provide you with pedagogical, psychological, legal and medical knowledge and prepare you with sound business management content for later management tasks in social institutions.

In addition, you will also receive the title of "State-recognized social worker and social pedagogue" or "State-recognized social worker and social pedagogue". Public recognition is an important prerequisite for social welfare.

Data and facts about the course Social Work Student : 7 semesters Degree : Bachelor of Arts, state-recognized social worker and social worker or state-recognized social worker and social pedagogue Start of study : WS 01 October; SS April 1st in Berlin, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munich, Nuremberg Application period : WS 1 October to 31 August; SS 01 October to 1 April in Berlin, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munich, Nuremberg Study places : Berlin, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg Focus on : childhood education, child and youth welfare / youth social work, social services for adults Content in the course Social Work ... [-]
Germany Berlin Dortmund Düsseldorf Frankfurt Hamburg Hanover Nuremberg  + 4 More
October 2019
Part-time
7 semesters
Campus
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University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education

Transcultural Communication is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Humanities, organized in the full-time form of study. ... [+]

Transcultural Communication is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Humanities, organized in the full-time form of study.

Profile of graduates and their prospective employment:

The obtained competences:

the ability to analyze various cultural phenomena, to understand them in a broader historical and social context understanding of culture; understanding of a man and consciousness of common human reciprocity

Employment of graduates:

public institutions–state and local authorities non-profit and charitable organizations media and mass media cultural facilities educational facilities Duration: 3 years (= 6 semesters/terms) Language: English Price per semester: 1800 EUR ... [-]
Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Cottey College

Thank you for your interest in Cottey’s baccalaureate program in international relations! We offer a major and a minor in international relations and a host of survey cou ... [+]

Program Description

Thank you for your interest in Cottey’s baccalaureate program in international relations! We offer a major and a minor in international relations and a host of survey courses on the main subfields of political science including American politics, international relations, comparative politics, public policy, and public administration. Our program is designed to prepare you for a successful career in public service and for private sector positions at think tanks, non-profits, and the media. Additionally, we closely mentor our students as they prepare for graduate/law school. Our recent alumnae are currently pursuing graduate degrees in public administration and law. The highlights of our program include:... [-]

USA Nevada
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences - Undergraduate

This innovative degree will allow you to develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the political and international processes and theories that sh ... [+]

BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations

This innovative Politics and International Relations degree will allow you to develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the political and international processes and theories that shape our lives. You’ll examine the contemporary world in which we live at local, national and global levels.

If you have a keen interest in current affairs, international trends and understanding the changing world in which we live, then the Politics and International Relations course at NTU is ideal for you.

Because Politics deals with fundamental issues affecting society globally, it makes an ideal combination with International Relations to create an exciting, stimulating and relevant course.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Franklin University Switzerland

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, so ... [+]

Get an interdisciplinary look at culture in multiple contexts

“Pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” Nadeem Aslam, The Wasted Vigil

The Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (C.L.C.S.) major at Franklin focuses on cultural phenomena and processes as they unfold under the pressure of historical, social and economic forces. Inherent in our approach is an understanding of culture as an ever-evolving entity that demands continuous acts of interpretation, negotiation, and creativity. Our teaching is both theoretical and topic-based: for instance, we explore how collective memory is shaped in the wake of slavery or apartheid; we seek to understand the consequences of forced or voluntary mobility; we examine the cultural significance of cuisine; we investigate the multiple ways in which law shapes cultural processes; we explore the nexus of culture and nature; and we study forms of popular music as an expression of culture. The comparative work we do explores each topic from a number of disciplinary angles and situates it in its historical context. In this context we ask how the topic is reflected in, and influenced by, literary texts, film, and visual culture; we investigate how new media contribute to our understanding of cultural processes and trace how broader systems of knowledge and power, such as law or policy, come to bear on them. In comparing these various modes of knowledge production, we use theory to help us appreciate cultural nuances and to understand the multiple challenges that confront us in... [-]

Switzerland Sorengo Lugano
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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NBS Northern Business School

The full-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security. ... [+]

The full-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security.

This program is offered at the NBS in two time models, in full-time during the day for high school graduates and technical school graduates and Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals and trainees.

The particular advantageYou can change the time model while studying. So you are welcome to attend the courses in occupational time model and so pursue your studies quickly as during an extended internship.

The vocational options

Graduate economics and business courses have a comprehensive insight into the company and accompany planning, management and control, they lead employees and make decisions on personnel matters. Professional and social skills, organizational skills and an ability to work independently are essential. You must know the interdependencies between the various departments and be able, if applicable classify the resulting respective issues and preparing the necessary strategic decisions.... [-]

Germany Hamburg
September 2019
Full-time
7 semesters
Campus
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University of Milan - Department of Social and Political Sciences

The new Bachelor’s programme in "International Politics, Law and Economics" (IPLE) is a 3-year English taught programme that offers interdisciplinary education in politic ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Social Sciences.

IPLE is the new interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree programme in International Politics, Law and Economics. IPLE is entirely taught in English, and students will opt for either the “International Politics and Economics” curriculum or for the “International Politics and Law” one. In the former case, they will acquire a wide array of skills and tools for the comparative analysis of politics and economic policies; in the latter, they will delve into international relations issues, including international and European law, and the political history of specific regions of the world. This bachelor’s programme further offers the possibility to attend a wide range of practical workshops and/or undertake short or long internship experiences.... [-]

Italy Milan
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Prince Edward Island

We encourage our students to fully engage in the process of liberal education. We encourage work across a broad range of elective courses in the arts and sciences so that ... [+]

Overview

We encourage our students to fully engage in the process of liberal education. We encourage work across a broad range of elective courses in the arts and sciences so that psychology study is enriched by a diverse context of academic disciplines and ways of experiencing, enquiring into, and making sense of our world. Our students build skills in critical and creative thinking, effective reading, writing, and oral communication, research, and independent and collaborative problem-solving.

In addition to teaching students in a wide range of psychology courses, members of our faculty have exciting programmes of research, often engaging both UPEI students and colleagues from across Canada and the world. Our faculty members include award-winning teachers and scholars, and people committed to service in the university and the broader community.... [-]

Canada Charlottetown
May 2019
4 years
Campus
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California Lutheran University

Human psychology is the result of biological, developmental, cognitive, and social processes. Psychologists study these processes through the application of the scientifi ... [+]

BA in Psychology Psychology is the systematic and scientific study of human functioning.

Human psychology is the result of biological, developmental, cognitive, and social processes. Psychologists study these processes through the application of the scientific method and apply their findings to better understand human behavior.

Programs

Offered as a major (B.A. or B.S.) and a minor

Concentrations

Behavioral/Clinical Applications Business/Organizational Applications Family and Child Development Health and Wellness Applications Law and Criminal Behavior Applications Psychobiology Sports Psychology Applications

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Biology Entrepreneurship Gender and Women’s Studies Legal Studies Philosophy Sociology Theology and Christian Leadership THE CURRICULUM ... [-]
USA Thousand Oaks Westlake Village Oxnard Los Angeles  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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