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Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology: Sociology of Policy in Practice

Sociology of Policy in Practice is a specialisation of the master's programme Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology and is offerd by the Insitute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. It is a one year master's programme of 60 EC (European Credits).

This specialisation offers students a mixture of social scientific skills and the opportunity to work on an own personal three-month Policy Oriented Research Internship in the field of policy at an organisation or company.

During the Policy Oriented Research Internship, students will perform research – in close collaboration with the host organisation – a problem or challenge that the organisation is facing. The institute of Cultural anthropology and Development Sociology has a longstanding tradition in mixed research methods and policy oriented research. Thus, students will be supervised by our very experienced staff.

Through the mix of social scientific skills, students will be able to investigate, analyse, and report on issues regarding human rights, inequality, and sustainability, and formulating conclusions that will be relevant to policy makers.

Admission and application:
For information regarding the admission to the master's programme Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Specialisation Sociology of Policy in Practice, please check our website.

Note: This Specialisation starts in September and in February

Schedules:
Use the link under Bestanden to access the schematic time-table for Sociology of Policy in Practice. Room numbers and other details can be found at the website and in the course descriptions (see below).

September Intake

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Large Issues, Small Places: Theorising Ethnographic Research 10
Research Design for Policy in Practice 5
Research Proposal 5
Policy Oriented Research Internship 20
Thesis Seminar 5
Master Thesis Project 15

February Intake 2018: 2nd part of the programme

This is the second part of the programme for students that started in February 2018.

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Large Issues, Small Places: Theorising Ethnographic Research 10
Thesis Seminar (February Intake) 5
Master Thesis Project 15

February Intake 2019: 1st part of the programme

This is the first half of the programme for students that start in February 2019.

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Research Proposal 5
Research Design for Policy in Practice (February intake) 5
Policy Oriented Research Internship 20