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 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.
- Formerly Offered by The New School for Social Research, but abolished
The DSocSci is offered as a full time or part time qualification by:
- http://www.unlu.edu.ar/posgrado.html PhD in Applied Sciences - NU of Lu
- http://spuweb.siu.edu.ar/studyinargentina/pages/study1603.php Doctorado en Ciencias Aplicadas