Sociology Sociology
Qualification awarded: Master of Sociology
Entry year: 2021
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 1,5 years
Institute: Institute of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Number of credits: 90 ECТS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 7 (Second cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 7)
Field(s) of study: Social and Behavioural Sciences
Specific admission requirements: None
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Given that the previous level is obtained in another country nostrification is required is required held by Lviv Polytechnic. nostrification which is conducted Lviv Polytechnic.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: Full implementation of educational programs, preparation and defense BC paper
Characteristics of the educational program: Objects of study: social relations and interaction; individual, social groups, communities and societies; social phenomena and processes; Public Opinion; culture; social institutions; social structures and inequalities; social changes and influences; social problems and conflicts in society at the local, regional, national and global levels. Theoretical content: social relations and interaction; personality, social groups and communities; social phenomena and processes; social practices; social institutions; culture; social structures and inequalities; social changes and influences; social problems and conflicts in society, both at the national and global levels. Methods, techniques and technologies: modern methods of collecting, processing and analysis of sociological information, methods of diagnosis, examination and forecasting, information and communication technologies to solve problems of professional activity. Tools and equipment: modern universal and specialized information technologies (communication, search, analytical).
Gained competence: 1. Specialized conceptual knowledge, including modern scientific achievements in the field of professional activity or industry knowledge and is the basis for original thinking and research. 2. Critical understanding of problems in the field and on the border of fields of knowledge.
1. Specialized problem-solving skills required for research and / or innovation in order to develop new knowledge and procedures. 2. Ability to integrate knowledge and solve complex problems in broad or multi-disciplinary contexts. 3. Ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments with incomplete or limited information, taking into account aspects of social and ethical responsibility.
1. Clear and unambiguous communication of one's own knowledge, conclusions and arguments to specialists and non-specialists, in particular, to students. 2. Use of foreign languages in professional activities
Academic mobility: None, but mobility is encouraged and recognized in accordance with ECTS procedures
Work placement(s): The program provides 16,5 ECTS credits of practice, including 6 ECTS credits of Teaching Practice, 10,5 ECTS credits of Master's Thesis Intership
Programme director: Guarantor of the program - Savka Victor Yevgenovych, Ph.D. Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work. Tel .: (032) 258-27-10, Website:
Occupational profiles of graduates: Possible areas of employment related to education: politics; public administration and public self-government; human resource management; social security; information and communication; social, business; education; science.
Access to further studies: Obtaining third (educational and scientific / educational and creative) level
Other program features: Focus on the analysis of applied problems of modern society; Study of social problems in combination with possible versions of their settlement, in particular through the practice of sociological support of development and implementation of projects in the field of public administration and local self-government; In-depth participation of masters in research work; Long-term scientific and educational cooperation with well-known domestic and foreign scientific institutions and universities, including the University of Manitoba (Canada), Erfurt University of Applied Sciences (Germany), the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy in Krakow and the Polish Navy Academy in Gdynia .