Research master in Social and Cultural Science

RMSCS top rated 2018RadboudSCR is associated to the Research Master in Social and Cultural Science. This Research Master offers a multidisciplinary educational master program in the social sciences that combines approaches from sociology, anthropology, development studies, gender & diversity, political science and communication science.

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The Research Master’s in Social and Cultural Science (SCS) aims to educated ambitious and high-quality students and offers the ideal preparation for a PhD position in the social sciences, or for a research position in non-academic research institutes.

The SCS-program combines insights from the disciplines of sociology, anthropology, development studies, political science and communication science. Enrollment is this program is therefore especially suitable for Bachelor’s students from the social sciences with an interest in doing academic research. Students from disciplines such as political science, economics and human geography may also be interested in enrollment.

More information on the SCS-curriculum can be found in our online prospectus.

For details on how to apply see the website of the Research Master's in Social and Cultural Science.

For more information about Mosaic, the study association of the Research Master, please check the link to the Mosaic's Instagram page.

Examples of publications by ReMa-students

Master theses 2015-2020

Recent examples of theses accomplished by ReMa-students are:

Master theses 2021

  • COVID-19 as one of the challenges. The pandemic compared to other challenges for Dutch INGOs. By Daniëlla van Uden
  • Economic strain and health inequality: The moderating effects of relative cumulative disadvantage and healthcare financing structure. By Vy Nhât Trân
  • Entrepreneurs and Disillusioned Workers. A Study on Solo Self-Employed Creatives and Caregivers. By David de Kort
  • Feeling blue at work. A cross-national analysis of the effects of working conditions and country characteristics on individual’s mental health in the working population. By Tessa Kievit
  • Forging Knowledge: A study on the influence of things in practice-based learning. By Gwydion Zomer
  • Participatory democracy and its losers. Residents struggling with local policy frameworks in the participatory democracy. By Eline Verheijen
  • The role of culture in Pro Justitia reports. By Sophie Jooren
  • Uncertain Futures: Precarity, Disenchantment, and Pragmatism among the Russian Middle Class. By Niek van de Pas
  • ‘What do you want to teach your children and is it actually still useful?’: Islamic parenting practices in the Netherlands. By Laia Pascual Garcia
  • “You cannot do everything”: A study on the influence of things in practice-based learning. By Lieselot Vroom