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Doctor of Social Science

The Doctor of Social Science degree is a higher qualification offered by select universities, which serves as a doctoral level qualification specifically relating to academic work in the field of social sciences.

Like a Ph.D., the DSocSci or DSSc is recognized[1] as a terminal research degree involving a substantial original thesis, so is of higher academic standing than the professional doctorates that do not require original research. Whilst it is a relatively new qualification, it is gaining in popularity and is offered by renowned universities in numerous countries.

Contents

  • Argentina 1
  • Australia 2
  • Canada 3
  • Finland 4
  • Ireland 5
  • United States 6
  • United Kingdom 7
  • References 8

Argentina

Provided by the National University of Luján[2] [3]

Australia

Provided by the University of Queensland[4]

Canada

Provided by Royal Roads University[5]

Finland

Provided by the University of Tampere[6]

Ireland

Provided by University College Cork[7]

United States

United Kingdom

The DSocSci is offered as a full time or part time qualification by:

References

  1. ^ http://www.americangraduateeducation.com/articles/en/research-doctorate.htm
  2. ^ http://www.unlu.edu.ar/posgrado.html PhD in Applied Sciences - NU of Lu
  3. ^ http://spuweb.siu.edu.ar/studyinargentina/pages/study1603.php Doctorado en Ciencias Aplicadas
  4. ^ http://www.uq.edu.au/study/program.html?acad_prog=5320
  5. ^ http://www.royalroads.ca/prospective-students/doctor-social-sciences
  6. ^ http://www.uta.fi/jkk/en/doctoralstudies/index.html
  7. ^ http://drofsocialscienceucc.com
  8. ^ http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sps/studying/postgraduateprogrammes/doctoral/dsocsci/
  9. ^ http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/research/phd/labour-studies/dsocsci
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