Are you interested in social scientific research, and do you want to pursue a career in academic or non-academic research environments? The Research Master's Social Sciences (RMSS) is designed for highly motivated students with an interest in research from various social scientific perspectives.
This year, you won’t be able to attend any busy on-campus events with lots of people. But our online Open House is the perfect way to get to know UvA study programmes and university life from the comfort of your own home.
Every study programme has an Open House page with videos, FAQs and live events. On the main Open House website you can discover all our programmes,explore the city and campus, and get inspired during our theme weeks.
The two-year Research Master's in Social Sciences offers you advanced training in current social science theory and innovative methodologies in a rigorous and multidisciplinary social science research environment.
Due to an extensive focus on advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills, you will be able to independently carry out high quality scientific research after completion of this programme. The programmes prepare students for writing a PhD thesis and an academic career, as well as for a research oriented career outside academia.
The Research Master’s in Social Sciences:
Lecturers in the Research Master's in Social Sciences are based in the departments of anthropology, political science and sociology. They are strongly affiliated with UvA's Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR), which is one of the most prestigious institutes of its kind.
The programme provides a good foundation for PhD study, as well as for work in public research organisations and non-academic research institutions in the private sector, like:
The Research Master's in Social Sciences (RMSS) is designed for highly motivated students with an interest in research from various social scientific perspectives.
|Degree programme||Social Sciences (research)|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||120 ECTS, 24 months|
|Language of instruction||English|