Short Courses in Social Sciences


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If you’re not a people person, then you should look away. Quick! Before we fill your head with notions of peace and harmony between men. Social Sciences is the discipline that encompasses all studies that focus on the relationships between individuals, and on matters concerning society at large.

With subjects like Economics, Area & Cultural Studies, Communication Sciences, Psychology and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Social Sciences is a field in which theory is combined with research, so that old concepts and notions could be put in modern contexts and with contemporary applications.

Some of the best jobs a Social Sciences graduate can aspire to are:

• Management Consultant
• Investment Advisor
• Detective or Criminal Investigator
• Geospatial Analyst
• Urban Planner
• Employee Relations Specialist

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Suggested Short Courses in Social Sciences

Short Course Sciences Po Lille's Summer School

Sciences Po Lille Summer School consists of intensive short-term program with different courses such as Law, Economics and Politics. Sciences Po Lille offers this Sciences Po Lille's Summer School which proposes an innovative programme around 2 tracks: International - EU Affairs and French Language & Society.

Short Course Hands-on Anthropology - Role of the Ethnographer

Everyone has a story to tell. For anthropologists, such accounts can reveal as much about the people and societies we study as more conventional research. But the process of collecting stories in the field and retelling them in the academic arena is littered with pitfalls. The Hands-on Anthropology - Role of the Ethnographer programme is offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 

Short Course Crime in Numbers - From Correlation to Causation

Randomized controlled trials are the gold standard for causal inference. Using an experimental and a control group, double-blind and with a placebo, the effect of an intervention can be neatly determined. This Crime in Numbers - From Correlation to Causation course is delivered by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.