Sociology Sociology
Qualification awarded: Master of Sociology
Entry year: 2022
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).
Програмні результати навчання: ПР01. Analyze social phenomena and processes using empirical data and modern concepts and theories of sociology. ПР02. Carry out diagnostics and interpretation of social problems of Ukrainian society and the world community, their causes and consequences. ПР03. Develop and implement social and interdisciplinary projects taking into account social, economic, legal, environmental and other aspects of public life. ПР04.Apply scientific knowledge, sociological and statistical methods, digital technologies, specialized software to solve complex problems of sociology and related fields of knowledge. ПР05. Search, analyze and evaluate the necessary information in the scientific literature, data banks and other sources. ПР06. Fluently communicate orally and in writing in Ukrainian and one of the foreign languages when discussing professional issues, research and innovation in the field of sociology and related sciences, including in the context of cooperation with European and Euro-Atlantic institutions. ПР07. Solve ethical dilemmas in accordance with the norms of professional ethics of the sociologist and universal values. ПР08. It is clear and unambiguous to convey knowledge, own conclusions and arguments on sociology and related fields of knowledge to professionals and non-specialists, in particular to students. ПР09. Plan and carry out research in the field of sociology, analyze the results, justify the conclusions. ПР10. To popularize sociological and related knowledge. ПР11. Apply basic skills of discourse-analytical procedures on the examples of texts of different genres and topics. ПР12. Use knowledge of the properties and characteristics of modern communication networks in professional activities; ПР13. Apply basic methods of communicative management in risk situations. ПР14.. Apply the main methods of analysis of sociological data, in particular those obtained as a result of theoretical and methodological and empirical research, in management; ПР15. Apply knowledge of social communications in the practice of public administration; ПР16. Apply the capabilities of the sociological service to ensure the work of public institutions, performing their functions.
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 .