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Master's Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques

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ABOUT THE

Program

The School of History of the UIS presents the Master in Methods and Techniques of Social Research, which seeks to fill a gap in the training of professionals capable of reflecting, planning and intervening in social reality, from the knowledge and systematic research of it.  This is fundamental to face the problems derived from the economic, demographic, cultural, social and political changes, and the challenges of sustainable development in the country.

It is based on the tradition of high-quality training and research of the UIS, in decades of work of the Faculty of Human Sciences and its School of History around the study and analysis of regional and national social reality. Also, in its qualified human talent, composed of accomplished researchers in their areas of work.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 106637 | Qualified registration: MEN N.° 29129 of December 26, 2017, validity 7 years.

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DEGREE:

Master in Social Research Methods and Techniques.

DURATION:

4 semesters

MODALITY::

In-person

CAMPUS

Main Campus - Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Master in Social Research Methods and Techniques.

DURATION:

4 semesters

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Main Campus - Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

To be admitted to the Master's Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), the applicant must have a professional university degree in undergraduate studies, preferably in the area of social sciences. However, it is important to note that, given the interdisciplinary nature of the program, professionals from all fields of knowledge have the possibility of taking this program.

GRADUATE

Profile

The master in Methods and Techniques of Social Research of the UIS stands out for:

  • Understanding the fundamental theories and the most used methods of the social sciences, applied to practical problems arising from his professional experience.

  • Dialoguing and learning from different social disciplines, abandoning preventions, fears and barriers created by disciplinary isolation.

  • Adequately implement social research methods and techniques to address specific research problems.

  • Elaborate and develop research projects in social sciences.

LABOR

Field

Graduates of the Master's Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques of the UIS are able to offer services and consultancies in the public and private sectors, carry out collaborative work with academic communities, and participate in research projects with national and international presence.

Likewise, they will have a positive impact on education, especially because a quality master's program involves the training not only of researchers but also of disseminators of new knowledge and learning strategies.

APPLICANT

Profile

To be admitted to the Master’s Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), the applicant must have a professional university degree in undergraduate studies, preferably in the area of social sciences. However, it is important to note that, given the interdisciplinary nature of the program, professionals from all fields of knowledge have the possibility of taking this program.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Master’s Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques of the UIS stands out for:

  • Understanding the fundamental theories and the most used methods of the social sciences, applied to practical problems arising from his professional experience.
  • Dialoguing and learning from different social disciplines, abandoning preventions, fears and barriers created by disciplinary isolation.
  • Adequately implement social research methods and techniques to address specific research problems.
  • Elaborate and develop research projects in social sciences.

LABOR

Field

Graduates of the Master’s Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques of the UIS are able to offer services and consultancies in the public and private sectors, carry out collaborative work with academic communities, and participate in research projects with national and international presence.

Likewise, they will have a positive impact on education, especially because a quality master’s program involves the training not only of researchers but also of disseminators of new knowledge and learning strategies.

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about
our
program

All
about
our
program

All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Social Theory


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Quantitative Research Techniques


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Workshop Research Projects


Code:  00000           Credits:    3  - Elective subject I

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Social Theory II


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Qualitative Research Techniques


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Software - Technology Tools


Code:  00000           Credits:    3  - Elective subject II

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Social Theory lII


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Emphasis Seminar I


Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Application Seminar I


Code:  00000           Credits:    3  - Elective subject III

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    4  - Emphasis Seminar II


Code:  00000           Credits:    7  - Implementation Seminar II

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

2nd Semester

2023

* Subject to demand

Registration begins

Registration closes

Entrance exam

Interviews

Classes start

     

April 28, 2023

July 17, 2023

July 21, 2023

July 24, 2023

August 10, 2023

 

 

Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language.
    • Notice 2: The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or any other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 3: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2023

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration begins

April 28

Registration closes

July 17

Entrance exam

July 21

Interviews

July 24

Classes start

August 10

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language.
    • Notice 2: The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or any other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 3: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Ana Milena Rhenals Doria

Doctor of Latin American History

Nectalí Ariza Ariza

Doctor of American History

Brenda Escobar Guzmán

Doctor of History

Álvaro Acevedo Tarazona

Doctor of Latin American History

Fabio Vladimir Sánchez Calderón

Doctor of History

Alfonso Antonio Fernández Villa

Doctor of Latin American History

María del Pilar Monroy Merchán

Doctor of Social Sciences - History

William Elvis Plata Quezada

Doctor of History, Art and Archaeology

Alexandra Cortés Aguilar

Doctor of Economics

Gustavo Alfonso Villamizar Acevedo

Doctor of Education

Héctor Mauricio Rojas Betancur

Doctor of Social Sciences, Children and Youth

The professor of the School of History, Hernando Figueroa, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Helwar Hernando Figueroa Salamanca

Doctor of Latin American Studies

Jefferson Jaramillo Marín

Doctor of Social Sciences Research

Juan Diego Villamizar Escobar

Doctor (c) of Communication

Liliana Rueda Cáceres

Doctor (c) of History

Luis Alejandro Palacio García

Doctor of Economics

Miguel Darío Cuadros Sánchez

Master of Arts in History

Mónica Johanna Giedelmann Reyes

Doctor of Archaeology

Raquel Méndez Villamizar

Doctor of Social Sciences

Tatiana María Gomescasseres Bertel

Master in Urbanism

William Mauricio Beltrán Cely

Doctor of Latin American Societies Studies

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Master’s Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1190

Email: maestria.metodosocial@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Master’s Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1190

Email: maestria.metodosocial@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Master’s Degree in Social Research Methods and Techniques

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 1190

Email: maestria.metodosocial@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Primer piso – Oficina 01

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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