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Best Global Universities for Social Sciences Degree by Times Higher Education

Review best universities & colleges for Social Sciences degree ranked by Times Higher Education

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by Times Higher Education, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Social Sciences

Social science is a discipline that deals with society and relationships among individuals in the society. This discipline in broader sense provides tools to understand, examine and explain how human minds and society as a whole work. In today’s globalized world, a graduate with degree in social science is bound to be in demand as the benefits that an organization would get from an employee with uniquely transferable skills and holistic perspective to organizational day to day operation is invaluable. Social scientists are often found in departments of science and health and social sciences in universities and many social science researchers work for government and private industries void of academics.

Various Major under Social Sciences

The popular social sciences are anthropology – study of influence of evolution of humanity on society, archaeology – study of finding material evidences to evolution of humanity, economics – study of production to distribution to consumption of good and services, Geography – study of land size against population, history – study that helps you correlate your past and present to your future, law – study of set of rules that distinguish between right and wrong, linguistics – study of languages from its origin to meaning, political science – study of historical and current political events, psychology – study of human behavior and neurobiological processes, and sociology – study of religion, class, and social mobility at individual and structural levels.

Career opportunities for Social Sciences

Social science career prospects are fields that require expertise in psychology, market research, anthropology and sociology. Job profile that you may consider once after you have a degree in social sciences could be 1) Business Intelligence Analyst 2) Portfolio Manager 3) Fundraiser  4) Anthropologist 5) Sociologist 6) Psychologist 7) Market research analyst 8) Survey Researcher 9) Historian 10) Geographer 11) Political Scientist 12) Economist 13) Archivist 14) Urban and Regional Planner 15) Compliance Analys

Below is a list of top Social Sciences Universities sorted by Times Higher Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

1
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19
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University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

2
Times Higher Education
4
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Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

3
Times Higher Education
1
US News
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

4
Times Higher Education
3
US News
5
Times Higher Education
12
US News
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

6
Times Higher Education
62
US News
7
Times Higher Education
34
US News
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

8
Times Higher Education
13
US News
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

9
Times Higher Education
6
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University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

10
Times Higher Education
63
US News
11
Times Higher Education
5
US News
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

12
Times Higher Education
14
US News
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

12
Times Higher Education
15
US News
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

14
Times Higher Education
21
US News
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

15
Times Higher Education
8
US News
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

16
Times Higher Education
18
US News
New York University

New York University

United States of America

17
Times Higher Education
30
US News
18
Times Higher Education
32
US News
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States of America

19
Times Higher Education
42
US News
University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States of America

20
Times Higher Education
36
US News
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