|Nominal duration||1.5 years (90 ECTS)|
|Awards||M.Sc. (Master of Arts in Sociology)|
|Tuition fee||€2,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The program aims at providing Belarusians and other countries’ nationals the opportunity of state-of-the-art graduate-level university education in sociology of culture, with advanced training in gender theory, critical urban studies, and visual and cultural studies, that conforms to the European standards in higher education in this field of studies.
*The program focuses on: *
- educating researchers capable of facilitating the modernization of the Belarusian (and broader – the post-Soviet) academia and its integration into the European and global intellectual environment in the field of sociology of culture and gender theory;
- educating the new generation of researchers capable of using their theoretical background in sociology, anthropology and theory of culture to conduct original research into pressing national- level and global issues, as well as putting their knowledge into practice while interacting with different governmental and non-governmental structures;
- educating critical intellectuals fostering the development of the democratic public sphere and ready to actively participate in promoting and communicating academic knowledge via the variety of media.
Specialization in Critical Urban Studies
Graduates work in cultural sector, non-governmental organizations, city administration, universities and research centers, mass media, project activities, or continue their education in urban studies and related disciplines at the doctoral level.
Specialization in Gender Studies
Graduates work as teachers of gender theory, cultural studies, and social theory in colleges and universities; as researchers at research institutes and centers; as experts and advisors in institutions dealing with education, cultural policy, social work, and in various non-governmental and community organizations whose work is related to issues of gender equality and education; as advisors at governmental and non-governmental organizations and institutions dealing with the issues of gender policy, gender education, reproductive rights, social work; as well as in mass media.
Specialization in Visual and Cultural Studies
Graduates work as researchers at research institutions and centers; as teachers at colleges and universities majoring in sociology of culture and audio-visual communications; as film, television and art critics in the mass media, or as media analysts and producers in the creative industries.