What will you study?
The Master's programme consists of three semesters of coursework and one semester of thesis writing.
- Contemporary social policy problems in Europe: East and West
- Economics of the welfare state
- Employment and labour market policy: European Perspective
- Programmes of social development in organisations
- Evaluation research
- Multivariate data analysis
- Public policy process
- Gender and labour market in different European context
- Conceptualisation the thesis
- Diploma seminar (Master's thesis)
What will you be able to do after graduation?
You will be qualified to work as managers and experts in social policy and labour market policy fields or as researchers, in the sta, non-governmental and commercial organizations. In particular you can perform the roles of managers or program designers in public policy, social services, social security or employment organizations in various sectors. You also can become teachers, especially in the tertiary education.
The programme also prepares you for further academic studies in wide range of Ph.D. programmes with focus on public or social policies, public administration, human resources, management etc. You can also continue your post-graduate studies at our department in the programme.
Who will teach you?
The courses are runned by the team of experienced teachers. The team head Tomáš Sirovátka has been involved in several international research projects (EC 7th Frame projects, Horizon 2020, Norwegian funds and others), has taught in international programme Master of European Social Security (University of Leuven), and is Executive Manager of the International PH.D. seminars of European Postgraduate School in Social Sciences (EUSOC, Masaryk University).