2 year MA courses

Two-Year MA program in Sociology and Social Anthropology with optional specialization in Global and Urban Studies

The Two-Year MA requires that students take a total of 62 credits, of these 48 credits in coursework. (14 credits for the Thesis Consultation and Defense are not included in the required 62 credits!) In the first year a minimum of 30 credits is to be undertaken. A further 18 credits may be taken in the second year. All coursework must be completed before undertaking research for the thesis in the Winter Semester of the second year.

For those without specialization 20 course credits come from mandatory courses and 20 from elective courses.

For those specializing in Global and Urban Studies 32 course credits come from mandatory courses and 8 from elective courses and at least six of the ten elective credits have to be chosen from the Urban and Global Studies Electives Cluster of courses, offered in both Fall and Winter. Please check the MA one-year electives for other options.

2 Year MA program

Without specialization

With specialization

First year: 30 credits. (28 credits of coursework + 2 credits research proposal  workshop)

Mandatory credits: 16

Elective credits: 12

 

Research Proposal workshop: 2

Mandatory credits: 16

Core electives*: 0-8

Elective credits: 4-12 (mandatory and elective to total 28)

Research Proposal workshop: 2

Second year: 18 credits.

(8 credits coursework,  8 credits research, 2 credits thesis writing workshop)

Elective credits: 8

 

Research: 8

Thesis writing workshop: 2

Core electives*: 0-8

Elective credits: 0-8

(mandatory and elective to total 8)

Research: 8

Thesis writing workshop: 2

Thesis (writing and defense)

14

14

Total

62

62

For those specializing in Global and Urban Studies 28 course credits should be obtained through mandatory course requirements. 12 should be obtained from elective coursework, including 8 cluster of courses specifically labelled “Urban and Global Studies Electives”