Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Social Sciences

A postgraduate certificate is something that is earned after a bachelor’s degree program. The coursework maintains the difficulty and learning objectives of master’s level classes. Depending on the program, a postgraduate certificate may take a few months or years to complete. What is a postgraduate certificate in social sciences? The subject of social sciences is a broad academic cate… Read more

A postgraduate certificate is something that is earned after a bachelor’s degree program. The coursework maintains the difficulty and learning objectives of master’s level classes. Depending on the program, a postgraduate certificate may take a few months or years to complete.

What is a postgraduate certificate in social sciences? The subject of social sciences is a broad academic category that works with the individual and his or her society. Some of the social science topics are anthropology, sociology, archaeology, history and geography. A student may select a specific type of social science and take classes in that area. If a student has a focus on history or archaeology, the classes taken may be ancient worlds, prehistory, the modern age or other studies of eras. In a field such as geography, students may learn about the different locations of the earth as well as culture studies, urban life and religion studies. Topics in sociology may look at human behavior in classes such as criminology, social psychology and politics.

Completion of a postgraduate certificate in social sciences gives people fascinating knowledge about the planet’s population and the society we live in. It also gives future jobseekers versatile skills that can be applied in many different jobs.

A postgraduate certificate may fluctuate in cost. Tuition can be dependent on a school’s history, reputation, funding and program offerings.

With a completed postgraduate certificate in social sciences, you may have a lot more possible job offers waiting for you. General jobs that cover a wide variety of the different focuses in this field are social studies teachers, college lecturers or managers in various roles. For specific focuses, certain jobs such as historian, archaeologist, sociologist or geographer are some possibilities. You could also find a job that uses many of the skills from social sciences but may not be directly related to a specific focus. These kinds of jobs are archivist, journalist, writer, lobbyist or analyst.

There are many offerings of online classes for postgraduate social science certificates. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Pan Africa Christian University
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Institute for European Studies (IES), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
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12 - 24 months
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SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

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IMF Business School Portugal
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2 semesters
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IMF Business School Portugal
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