The multidisciplinary training offered by this research master's degree and its emphasis on quantitative research methodology prepare students to practice as social researchers and in professional activities in the following areas:

  • Higher education
  • International organizations
  • Public and private social science research centres and services
  • Socio-labour audits
  • Institutional analysis and consultancy
  • Centres for demographic studies
  • Social scientific criticism, analysis, and journalism

The master's degree is also very useful for students choosing to pursue a career based on empirical research, whether working for international organizations, public authorities or private organizations interested in the analysis of socio-demographic changes and the challenges they represent for social policy.

Jobs for which this master's degree may be useful:

  • Specialist in sociology of the family
  • Specialist in sociology of migrations
  • Specialist in social welfare policies
  • Specialist in the assessment of social needs and of the effects of social policies
  • Specialist in the analysis of job markets and occupations
  • Specialist in management and in public administration
  • Adviser to politicians and parliamentary groups