Taught course

Comparative European Societies MSc

University of Aberdeen · College of Arts and Social Sciences

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Months of entry


Course content


The history of European societies and civilisations has affected how we now interact. In this programme you study migration, social policy, citizenship, culture and family in European society looking at relationships and divisions. You look at social theory, philosophy, sociology, beliefs, globalisation, post conflict peace building and displacement. You get a comprehensive knowledge of Europe.

Industry Links and Careers

You get a lot of opportunities to develop your knowledge and employability at Aberdeen. Career options can include becoming a Civil Servant or working as a Foreign Correspondent. You can also work in the Foreign Office as a Diplomat or as an International Non-Governmental Officer, NGO Worker, Political Party Research Officer, or Researcher. There are many employment opportunities that require will always require a degree of knowledge about the Europe we have today and tomorrow.


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You receive expertise in Middle-East, Latin America, North and South Asia and the Nordic Countries, Central and Eastern Europe, Scotland, the UK and EU.
  • The programme is led by Clair Wallace, Professor of Sociology and Director of New Europe Centre Aberdeen. She has worked for a range of international organisations.

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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