Double major Master's Degree in Sociology

The double major gradute degree in Sociology enables students to acquire the competences and skills required for employment following a graduate course or for continuing studies at postgraduate level. The study programme is comprised of lectures in social theory and methodology as well as specialised sociological lectures appropriate for graduate level. The pedagogy module at graduate level provides the competences and skills required for working as a teacher in secondary schooling.

The combination of compulsory and elective courses enables students to gain specialised knowledge required for employment in different organisations, from research agencies, the media, local government, governmental agencies and non-governmental organisations as well as different businesses.

Length of study: 4 semesters, 2 years

ECTS points: 60

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes have been set according to the Dublin descriptors.

After completing this study programme students will:

- be able to teach sociology at secondary school level (provided they have completed the pedagogy module)

- independently and conscientiously research social phenomena, applying those theoretical and methodological paradigms which they evaluate on the basis of gained knowledge as the most appropriate for the social issues they are researching;

- be able to evaluate and connect different theoretical concepts and perspectives with research methodologies;

- be able to independently and responsibly collect and analyse data and write research reports in which the data will be critically interpreted;

- design, plan and realise a small-scale research project on different social phenomena, applying basic quantitative and qualitative methods and research techniques;

- present knowledge gained through scientific and professional research of social phenomena;

-write project proposals.

 

Evaluation of learning outcomes: written tests during the semester, independent and group research projects, essays, written and oral exams, independent design and implementation of sociological research projects.

Title awarded upon completion: Master’s Degree in Sociology

Courses taught

1. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC401

doc. dr. sc. Željka Tonković

Macrosociological theories

30

15

 

5

Electives (choice of one)

 

Electives from other study programmes

Teaching competences

30

15

 

7

SOCD20

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić

Classical sociological theories of society and culture

30

15

 

5

SOCD29

doc. dr. sc. Željka Zdravković

Advanced quantitative methods

30   30 5

SOCD25

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes

Sociology of cultural diversity

30

15

 

5

SOCD32

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić/mr. sc. Mirko Petrić

Cultural Studies

30

15

 

5

SOCD30

doc. dr. sc. Sven Marcelić

Culture, modernisation and globalisation

30

15

 

5

 2. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC403

prof. dr. sc. Saša Božić

Microsociological theories

30

15

 

5

 Electives (choice of one)

 

Electives from other study programmes

Teaching competences

30

15

 

7

SOCD03

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić

Historical sociology

30

15

 

5

SOCD37

doc. dr. sc. Krešimir Krolo

Media theories and methods

30

15

 

5

SOCD33

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić/mr. sc. Mirko Petrić

Contemporary sociological theories of culture 

30

 

30

5

SOCD34

doc. dr. sc. Valerija Barada/dr. sc. Dražen Cepić

Advanced qualitative methods

30

15

 

5

 3. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC406

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić

Building theory in sociology

30

15

 

5

SOC407

doc. dr. sc. Željka Zdravković/dr. sc. Ivan Puzek

Research design

30

 

30

5

 Electives (choice of one)

SOCD07

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes

Teaching methods for sociology

30

 

15

5

SOCD08

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes/mr. sc. Nensi Segarić

School based training in teaching sociology (pedagogy module)

 

 

60

5

SOCD09

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes/mr. sc. Ratko Čorić, pred.

Sociology of education

(pedagogy module)

30

15

 

5

SOCD10

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes/dr. sc. Dražen Cepić

Sociology of identity

30

15

 

5

SOCD14

prof. dr. sc. Saša Božić

Transnational social spaces

30

15

 

5

SOCD35

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić/mr. sc. Mirko Petrić

Visual identities

30

15

 

5

SOCD26

doc. dr. sc. Sven Marcelić

Case Study

30

 

60

10

 4. semester

 

Code

 

Academic sttaff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

P

S

V

SOC405

 

Graduate thesis

 

 

450

15