Doctor of Social Science

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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 the Ph.D., the DSocSci or DSSc is recognized[1] as a terminal research degree involving a substantial original thesis.

In North America, the only universities to offer a DSocSci is Royal Roads University in British Columbia, Canada and New Jersey City University in New Jersey, United States.

Argentina[edit]

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

Australia[edit]

Provided by the University of Queensland[4]

Canada[edit]

Provided by Royal Roads University[5]

Finland[edit]

Provided by the University of Tampere[6]

Holy See[edit]

Provided by the Pontifical Gregorian University.

Ireland[edit]

The DSocSci is offered as a full-time qualification by:

United States[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-21. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 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. ^ https://www.ucc.ie/en/appsoc/courses/doc/dsocsc/
  8. ^ https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/courses/doctor-social-science
  9. ^ http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sps/studying/postgraduateprogrammes/doctoral/dsocsci/
  10. ^ http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/research/phd/labour-studies/dsocsci
  11. ^ http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicAffairs/GeneralRegulations/GeneralInformation/PostgraduateDegreesoftheUniversity/