General Characteristics of the Programme 

The postgraduate degree course offered by the Department of Social Policy focuses on the interdisciplinary study of issues relevant to social policy, with special emphasis on a deeper understanding of the methodological tools and applications that are necessary for exercising social policy. 

Aims of the Programme 

The aim of the course is twofold. Firstly, it aims at offering specialized knowledge on the methodology of the social sciences, the planning and evaluation of social policy programmes, through an extensive use of computers (information technology and the relevant packages, SPSS etc.). Secondly, the course introduces students to the interdisciplinary research in the fields of social policy (work and employment, social security and social protection, inequalities and social cohesion, etc.) so that they may understand and interpret the existence and the evolution of the problems in the fields of social policy, carry out relevant research and propose the application of the necessary policies and the evaluation of their results.

STADA Lab is involved in the following postgraduate courses.


Social Research Methods

Statistical Methods in Social Research Ι

Statistical Methods in Social Research ΙΙ

Population change and Social Policy issues