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Master of Arts in Applied Sociology

College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Sociology
Study System
Thesis and Courses || Comprehensive Exam and Courses
Total Credit Hours
33 Cr.Hrs
2-4 Years
Fall & Spring
Sharjah Main Campus
Study Mode
Full Time and Part Time

Master of Arts in Applied Sociology

The department’s vision is to gain a reputation as a scientific and academic center of excellence at the local, regional and international levels.  It seeks to maintain this reputation  by providing quality education and enhancing the skill level of the workforce in the field in the country. We aim to enable our graduates to compete in the area of social sciences research, where they can address social issues and policymaking in the UAE, the Arabian Gulf and other Arab societies.  In addition, the department aims to achieve distinction in university and community service.

Program goals
  1. Enable students to understand the theoretical and analytical frames for social and security phenomenon, which empowers them to apply their acquired knowledge to social research
  2. Empower students to use applied sociology concepts to better understand the roles of governmental and non-governmental organizations
  3. Train students to identify and solve social problems using their critical thinking skills
  4. Train students to design social policy, devise plans and programs, and identify applied fields
  5. Nurture future leaders in social work
  6. Develop and support students’ initiatives in a variety of areas of social work
  7. Supply the  field with highly trained and qualified leaders
  8. Qualify students to work in social research and education

Course Description
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