|Study location||Hungary, Pécs|
|Type||Master, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters (120 ECTS)|
|Course code||Social Science|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Hungarian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Syria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
Accepted proof of proficiency: FCE or CAE, IELTS 5.5+ or TOEFL (iBT internet-based): 72 points (www.ets.org/toefl) / Cambridge ESOL: B2 level (www.cambridgeenglish.org) / TELC: B2 level (www.telc.net/en.html) / ECL: B2 level (www.ecl-test.com/) / Duolingo English Test: 110 points (englishtest.duolingo.com/scores)
You do not have to submit an official English test result if one of the following criteria applies to you: English is your native language / You have continued your undergraduate studies in English / You have participated in a preparatory course organised by the University of Pécs or any other Hungarian institute (You have to submit the official transcript of your preparatory studies)
- Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of BA Degree and transcript
The aim of the program is to train social policy professionals who, with their acquired theoretical and methodological knowledge, are able to participate in the formulation of policies in the field of societal and social policy, to contribute to the operation of the service system, to represent social interests and to theoretical research, research and development of social and social policy education. They are ready to continue their studies in doctoral programs.
Type of entrance exam:
Entrance exam location:
Entrance exam description:
Evaluation of submitted documents, online interview and ranking of applicants
Ms. Vanda Bőczin-Sirkeci
Social Sciences (Sociology, multidisciplinary Social Sciences) 70-90 credits including Thesis Work, as follows:
Societal and Social Policy 50-70 credits;
Law, Economics, Humanities 10-40 credits; Professional practical training includes field practices in external institutions, non-external small-group skills training seminars in academic settings, field research and the related research seminars, workshops and project practices and the external practice-related seminars. Students are required to accomplish 240 hours (is equivalent with 8 credits) of Social Policy practice in order to develop the competencies necessary for autonomous work. The programme of the professional training should be organized or approved by the training institution. Students may complete a maximum of 50 per cent of the external professional training at their own workplace, if approved by the training institution.
Social Policy Expert