Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You are interested in history, politics, art and culture and enjoy grappling with (topical) social issues and reading the newspapers.
Sociology at the University of Graz
On the master’s programme, you will broaden and deepen your knowledge and skills as well as specialise in specific areas. The main content of the research-oriented education provided includes sociological theories and the teaching of advanced methods of empirical social research. If you would like to acquire the skills required for an academic career, you can gain your first teaching experience by leading some practical research training
Doctoral Programme of Social and Economic Sciences
The Doctoral Programme of Social and Economic Sciences allows you to develop your own research interests further and to perfect your methodological skills. You will work independently to investigate academic questions and contribute to the development of knowledge and innovation in your subject area.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
As a graduate of the master’s programme, you will have a wide range of career prospects, both as part of a team and in a leadership role. Particularly relevant jobs include in research and teaching at (non-)university institutions, planning and consulting roles, analysing and consulting on social issues and problems (e.g. people with disabilities, the unemployed, drug addicts, people in need of care) as well as roles in education, health and social care, public administration, economic and social science research institutions and service companies, leisure and cultural facilities or the media.
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