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MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
MSc Sociology  November 2013
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  • 1. Master Sociology 2014-2015 Dr. Wilfred Uunk
  • 2. Program Master Sociology 1. How does it look like? 2. What can you do after? 3. Why in Tilburg? 4. Admission 5. ULT 1st degree teacher 6. More info
  • 3. 1. How does it look like? Titelpresentatie in Footer 05-12-13 3
  • 4. Options A. (regular) Master Sociology B. Extended Master Sociology C. Double Degrees - Tilburg & Trento - Tilburg & Barcelona A. Research Master TSB
  • 5. A. (regular) Master Sociology • One year • 2 Semesters, 60 ECTS • Language: English • Title: MSc
  • 6. Profile • SOCIAL COHESION • Societally oriented  E.g.: Decline in solidarity? • Theoretically oriented  E.g.: Why some more than others? • Research oriented  Master’s Thesis  More advanced statistics • Policy oriented  E.g.: Enhance the welfare state?
  • 7. Semester 1 Block 1 Block 2 Sociological Research Lab (6 ECTS) Cultural Communities (6 ECTS) (Peter Achterberg) (Ruud Luijkx Social Capital and Trust (6 ECTS) Social Policy & Social Risks (6 ECTS) (Rense Corten & Erik van Ingen) (Caroline Dewilde) Recent Advances in Sociology (6 ECTS) (Philipp Lersch) Master Seminar (0 ECTS) (Ruud Luijkx)
  • 8. Semester 2 Master Seminar (6 ECTS) (Ruud Luijkx) Master Thesis Sociology (24 ECTS) (Sociology professors)
  • 9. Examples Master’s Thesis • Feelings of insecurity in 17 nations • Mental health and division of labor in couples • School dropout among ethnic minorities • Social contacts and feelings of trust • Changes in happiness in Eastern Europe • The erosion of friendships • Discrimination of minorities in the labor market
  • 10. B. Extended Master Sociology • One and half year • 3 Semesters, 90 ECTS  SEM 1: regular Master  SEM 2 & 3: traineeship + thesis • 50% traineeship (2,5 days) / 50% thesis (2,5 days) • Language: English / traineeship: Dutch • Title: MsC + professional certificate
  • 11. Traineeship • Participate in (research) projects of organization / firm • Possible traineeship salary (max € 250) • Selection  Motivation  By employer; regular application! • Why do it?  Working experience  Practical knowledge  Policy & advice experience  Future job?
  • 12. List of trainee organizations A&O Arbeid Opleidingen Consult IVA Instituut voor Beleidsonderzoek en Advies Movisie Landelijk Kennisinstituut en adviesbureau voor maatschappelijke ontwikkeling http://www.movisie.nl NIDI Nederlands Interdisciplinair Demografisch Instituut Sociaal-cultureel planbureau voor Brabant http://www.nidi.knaw.nl ResearchNed Onderzoek, beleidsadvisering en kennisoverdracht in onderwijsgerelateerde thema’s http://www.researchned.nl/ SCP Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau http://www.scp.nl/ SIOB Sectorinstituut Openbare Bibliotheken http://www.siob.nl/ SIOD Sociale Inlichtingen- en Opsporingsdienst, Min. SZW http://www.siod.nl/ PON http://www.aoconsult.nl/dienste n/onderzoek http://www.iva.nl/ http://www.hetpon.nl/
  • 13. C. Double Degree Sociology Tilburg & Trento • Two years • 4 Semesters, 120 ECTS  SEM 1 & 4 Tilburg University  SEM 2 & 3 University of Trento • Language: English • Titles  Msc Sociology (Tilburg)  Msc Sociology and Social Research (Trento) • 3 YEARS IN 2!
  • 14. Semester 2 Trento, ITALY Sociological Approaches to Culture Qualitative Methods Culture and Globalization Methodology
  • 15. Semester 3 Trento, ITALY Research Methods in History Comparative Sociology Public policy evaluation Communication, Science and Technology
  • 16. Profile Trento • Approach  Social policy  Political science  Qualitative research • Buongiorno! (Basic Italian) • Unique experience abroad • Selection: Nominal study duration and Motivation
  • 17. C. Double Degree Sociology Tilburg & Barcelona (UPF) • One and a half year • 3 Semesters, 90 ECTS  SEM 1 & 2 Universitat Pompeu Fabra  SEM 3 Tilburg University • Language: English • Titles  Msc Sociology (Tilburg)  Master of Research in Sociology and Demography (UPF) • 2 YEARS IN 1.5!
  • 18. Semester 1 (October-December) UPF, Barcelona, Spain Demographic Changes and Social Dynamics (5 ECTS) Techniques of Statistical Analysis I (5 ECTS) Joint Master’s Seminar (5 ECTS) Elective (5 ECTS) Fundamentals of Research Qualitative Research Methods
  • 19. Semester 2 (January-March) UPF, Barcelona, Spain Analysis of Social Inequalities (5 ECTS) Gender, Family and Society (5 ECTS) Individual Research Proposal (5 ECTS) Elective (5 ECTS) Migrations and Society Health and Inequality Labour Economics
  • 20. Profile UPF • International Master in Sociology and Population Studies • Approach  Specialized Master  (Socio-) Demography  Quantitative research • Bon dia! Buenos días (Basic Catalan/Spanish) • Unique experience abroad • Selection: Nominal study duration and Motivation
  • 21. D. Research Master TSB • Facts • 2 years, 4 Semesters, 120 ECTS • Language: English • Title: MSc • For: those interested in research career • Unique interdisciplinary major: Social Psychology, Sociology, Organisation Studies, MTO • Minors: Social Sciences, Social Psychology, MTO • Traineeship, also abroad • Admission: for research-oriented BA students in social sciences (Av. Grade > 7.5)
  • 22. 2. What can you do after? Titelpresentatie in Footer 05-12-13 22
  • 23. Occupational sectors
  • 24. Occupations Manager at advice bureau Policy maker/advisor welfare/security for (local) government Policy advisor/researcher for (local) government Program manager, culture for (local) government Research coordinator with health care company Manager of employment agency Deputy Director in higher education Therapist at a psychotherapeutic center Market researcher at a commerical research bureau Strategic researcher at a statistics bureau
  • 25. 3. Why in Tilburg? Titelpresentatie in Footer 05-12-13 25
  • 26. 5 Good reasons 1. Broad Master Options 2. Unique traineeship possibility! 3. Small scale / favorable student-staff ratio 4. Good student evaluations 5. High succes rates
  • 27. 4. Admission Titelpresentatie in Footer 05-12-13 27
  • 28. Admitted if… 1. BA or Premaster Sociology Tilburg, or 2. BA or Premaster Sociology from elsewhere, or 3. BA OW or PEW TiU - with minor Sociology (18 ects) Pre-master Sociology for most others - HBO enrollers (see list on website) - TSB (OW & PEW & Psy) bachelors - no minor SOC - Non-TSB bachelors - Other master  Ask & inform
  • 29. Admission procedure • Admission procedure: • BA TiU  Studielink • Else NL  Studielink + Request for Admission TSB • Outside NL  Request Admission TSB first • http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/nl/studenten/administratie/inschrij ven/eerste-master/ • ‘Harde Knip’  all courses BA or Premaster have to be completed
  • 30. Tuition Fees • Regular Master  Normal fee Master (wettelijk tarief collegegeld, € 1.906) • Extended Master  Normal fee Master + ½ yr fee SEM 3 • Double Degrees  Trento:  Year 1: Double registration / TiU fee  Year 2: Registration TiU / Tiu fee  UPF: Registration TiU/UPF; total € 3.101  No exceptional 2nd Master fee!
  • 31. ULT Titelpresentatie in Footer 05-12-13 31
  • 32. ‘Post’-master education Universitaire Leraren Opleiding Maatschappijleer & Maatschappijwetenschappen • One year ‘post’-master • Title: 1st degree-teacher • Fees: No exceptional 2nd MA fee, lage instellingstarief, & study loan IB group • Program  SEM 1: Didactical skills + Internship school (30 ECTS)  SEM 2: Internship school + educational research (30 ECTS)  1 day TiU / 3 days school / 1 day self-study
  • 33. Admission ULT • Directly if master …  Sociology, Bestuurskunde, Organisatiewts., Communicatie wts., Culturele antropologie, Politicologie, Algemene Sociale wts. • Indirectly if master  Criminologie, Cultuurwts, Europese Studies, Maatschappijgeschiedenis, Onderwijskunde, Pedagogiek, Psychologie, Rechten  Via 1-year deficiency program ULT  See http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/nl/onderwijs/masteropleidingen/lerare nopleiding/programma/maatschappijleer/
  • 34. 6. More info Titelpresentatie in Footer 05-12-13 34
  • 35. Further info • Information market in this building • http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/nl/onderwijs/masteropleidingen/sociology/ • Study advisor Master • Renske Helmer • R.M.S.Helmer@uvt.nl • Tel: 013-466 8917 • Program Director Sociology / ULT • Dr. Wilfred Uunk • W.uunk@uvt.nl • Tel: 013-466 2079

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