Master in Applied Sociological Research Payment Schedules for UAE Residents and Nationals

Academic Year : 2022-2023 Tuition Fees

Payment Options:

Option 1 (Full Payment Upfront)

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First SemesterSecond SemesterGrand Total
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation
of the registration for the academic year
28 Aug. 202209 Jan. 2023
 2,700.0034,500.0034,500.0071,700.00

Option 2 (only with Post Dated Cheque/Standing Order/eDDS)

First semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal Semester 1
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation of the registration for the academic year28 Aug. 202204 Oct. 202203 Nov. 2022
 2,700.0013,800.0010,350.0010,350.0037,200.00

Second semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal
Semester 2
Installment Deadlines09 Jan. 202315 Feb. 202317 Mar. 2023
 13,800.0010,350.0010,350.0034,500.00

Payment Options:

Option 1 (Full Payment Upfront)

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First SemesterSecond SemesterGrand Total
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation
of the registration for the academic year
04 Sep. 202209 Jan. 2023
 2,700.0034,500.0034,500.0071,700.00

Option 2 (only with Post Dated Cheque/Standing Order/eDDS)

First semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal Semester 1
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation of the registration for the academic year04 Sep. 202210 Oct. 202209 Nov. 2022
 2,700.0013,800.0010,350.0010,350.0037,200.00

Second semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal
Semester 2
Installment Deadlines09 Jan. 202315 Feb. 202317 Mar. 2023
 13,800.0010,350.0010,350.0034,500.00

Payment Terms:

Option 1:

Full Payment Upfront, due 7 calendar days prior to the start of semester.
Penalty of AED 500 will be applied after 5 calendar days against each payment default, which will result in student account to be kept on ‘Hold’*.

Option 2

Should a student choose this Option, installments should be applied through Sorbonne Space and ensure that Post Dated Cheque (issued from UAE banks only) or irrevocable bank standing order/eDDS must be provided for each installments above to be submitted upfront before start of semester. If not, student would have to follow option 1. Cheques that do not clear due to any issue will be charged additional AED 500 as returned cheque penalty along with ‘Hold’* after 5 calendar days of such return. Penalty of AED 500 will be applied after 5 calendar days against each payment default, which will result in student account to be kept on ‘Hold’*.

*‘Hold’ on the student’s account ceases access of the following:
  • Attending classes and using the facilities
  • Sitting for the final exam/s
  • Degree, transcripts, clearance/no objection letters, and grades

Following the student account kept on hold if the payment is not settled within next 5 calendar days the student can be put as withdrawal from the semester.

Administrative Fees for new students to be paid upon receiving the acceptance letter.

All above amounts are in UAE (AED) currency.

Please visit the methods of payment and refund policy for UAE residents and nationals.

Dates and tariffs subject to change as per Management’s Approval, without prior notice.

Kindly note that it is the responsibility of the Student to pay on/before the above due dates.

Payment Timings:

Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 3:30pm.

Friday from 8:00am to 11:30pm.

Master in Applied Sociological Research Payment Schedules for International Students

Academic Year : 2022-2023 Tuition Fees

Payment Options:

Option 1 (Full Payment Upfront)

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First SemesterSecond SemesterGrand Total
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation
of the registration for the academic year
05 Aug. 202209 Jan. 2023
 2,700.0034,500.0034,500.0071,700.00

Option 2 (only with irrevocable bank standing order or binding promissory note)

First semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal Semester 1
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation of the registration for the academic year05 Aug. 202204 Oct. 202203 Nov. 2022
 2,700.0013,800.0010,350.0010,350.0037,200.00

Second semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal
Semester 2
Installment Deadlines09 Jan. 202315 Feb. 202317 Mar. 2023
 13,800.0010,350.0010,350.0034,500.00

Payment Options:

Option 1 (Full Payment Upfront)

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First SemesterSecond SemesterGrand Total
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation
of the registration for the academic year
12 Aug. 202209 Jan. 2023
 2,700.0034,500.0034,500.0071,700.00

Option 2 (only with irrevocable bank standing order or binding promissory note)

First semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal Semester 1
Installment DeadlinesDue 14 calendar days upon confirmation of the registration for the academic year12 Aug. 202210 Oct. 202209 Nov. 2022
 2,700.0013,800.0010,350.0010,350.0037,200.00

Second semester

 Annual Administrative Fees (NonRefundable)*First InstallmentSecond InstallmentThird InstallmentTotal
Semester 2
Installment Deadlines09 Jan. 202315 Feb. 202317 Mar. 2023
 13,800.0010,350.0010,350.0034,500.00

Payment Terms:

Option 1:

Full Payment Upfront, due 7 calendar days prior to the start of semester.
Penalty of AED 500 will be applied after 5 calendar days against each payment default, which will result in student account to be kept on ‘Hold’*.

Option 2

Should a student choose this Option, installments should be applied through Sorbonne Space and ensure that irrevocable bank standing order or binding promissory note must be provided for each installments above to be submitted upfront before start of semester. If not, student would have to follow option 1. Penalty of AED 500 will be applied after 5 calendar days against each payment default, which will result in student account to be kept on ‘Hold’*.

*‘Hold’ on the student’s account ceases access of the following:
  • Attending classes and using the facilities
  • Sitting for the final exam/s
  • Degree, transcripts, clearance/no objection letters, and grades

Following the student account kept on hold if the payment is not settled within next 5 calendar days the student can be put as withdrawal from the semester.

Administrative Fees for new students to be paid upon receiving the acceptance letter.

All above amounts are in UAE (AED) currency.

Please visit the methods of payment and refund policy for international students.

Dates and tariffs subject to change as per Management’s Approval, without prior notice.

Kindly note that it is the responsibility of the Student to pay on/before the above due dates.

Payment Timings:

Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 3:30pm.

Friday from 8:00am to 11:30pm.

Master in Applied Sociological Research

Master in Applied Sociological Research

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A bachelor degree is required to apply


Programme overview

This programme is the only degree of its kind in the UAE, and is offered as a response to the changing needs of policy makers in government entities, state-owned enterprises, consultancy and market research sectors. It is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge of how and why Sociological Research is instrumental in modern day society.

Master in Applied Sociological Research

Programme duration:2 years
Delivery language:English
Degree awarded:Master in Applied Sociological Research
Accreditation:The curriculum follows the European ECTS system and the degree is awarded by Sorbonne University. This programme is accredited by the UAE Commission for Academic Accreditation.
Admission deadline:22 August 2022
Interview dates:6 Dec 2021 – 10 Jan 2022 – 7 Feb 2022 – 7 March 2022 – 11 April 2022 – 9 May 2022 – 13 June 2022 – 4 July 2022 – August TBA

The Master in Applied Sociological Research is the only degree of its kind in the UAE, and is offered as a response to the changing needs of policy makers in government entities, state-owned enterprises, consultancy and market research sectors. It is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge of how and why Sociological Research is instrumental in modern day society.

This programme mirrors the degree offered in Paris, which targets students and professionals who wish to improve their skills in sociological research methods and develop the expertise crucial to the future of the UAE and surrounding region. The objective of this degree is to teach the next generation of consultants to address pertinent challenges facing this region in regards to demography, urbanism, education, media, health and family.

Throughout the programme, students will learn to understand important social trends and their consecutive impact on society. An important component of this degree is the development of technical skills such as: creating qualitative surveys, conducting statistical analysis, applying IT for sociological research, and presenting of scientific reports and research results to the public. Students will explore how to establish reliable statistics by using groundbreaking tools and technology and learn about the relationships between government agencies and the private sector, and how these relationships positively benefit society.

This globally recognised degree opens the doors to further study, as well as successful international careers in sociological research.

Employment opportunities within the government and private consultancies are lucrative and competitive as graduates with a specialisation in Applied Sociological Research are highly sought after. Graduates will have several enriching career options in the government sector, local and regional planning covering education, public health, population and demographics, crime prevention and law enforcement, urban planning and waste management. Job prospects in research include working for national statistics authorities, polling agencies, academic research and various government-funded researches in significant subjects.

Typical delivery format of the courses*
M1 and M2

DayEvening
Monday4:30pm – 8:30pm
Tuesday4:30pm – 8:30pm
Wednesday4:30pm – 8:30pm
Thursday4:30pm – 8:30pm
Sunday4:30pm – 8:30pm

*This is the usual pattern of the courses, changes may sometimes occur.

Year 1

ModulesCourses
Special Sociological Fields
  • Gulf Studies I
  • Urban Studies I
  • Economic Sociology I
Applied Methodology
  • Qualitative Methods I
  • IT for Social Science I
  • Visual Sociology I
Introduction to Research
  • Research Project
Special Sociological Fields
  • Social Theory I
  • Human Resources and Management I
  • Sociology of Globalisation
Applied Methodology
  • Quantitative Methods I
  • Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Statistical Software
Introduction to Research
  • Research Project
Languages
  • French
  • English for social research

Year 2

ModulesCourses
Special Sociological Fields
  • Gulf Studies II
  • Urban Studies II
  • Economic Sociology II
Applied Methodology
  • Qualitative Methods II
  • IT for Social Sciences II
  • Visual Sociology II
Introduction to Research
  • Research Project
Special Sociological Fields
  • Social Theory II
  • Human Resources and Management II
  • Social Stratification
Applied Methodology
  • Quantitative Methods II
  • Data Analysis II
  • Digital Methods
Introduction to Research
  • Research Project
Languages
  • French
  • English for social research
Candidates must complete an online application and upload the following items:

  • A copy of the bachelor degree earned in a discipline appropriate for the programme. A minimum GPA of 3 out of 4 or equivalent is required. Conditional acceptance is possible for those scoring between 2.5 and 2.99 or equivalent
  • A copy of the high school diploma
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A personal statement (not exceeding one page)
  • For non-native English speakers a minimum EmSAT – English score of 1400 or TOEFL score of 550, 213 CBT, 79-80 iBT or an IELTS score of 6.0, valid for at least two years
  • Official academic transcripts, official test scores

Shortlisted candidates might be asked to attend an interview to assess the candidate’s motivations, career expectations and relevant professional experience in the degree area. International applicants are required to present an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education located in Abu Dhabi. For details on the requirements, visit the website: Ministry of Education

•    Programme tuition fees (over 2 years):
AED 143,400 (approximately US$ 39,077)
•    Payment of fees:
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Scholarships*

25% academic excellence scholarship

New joiners are eligible to 25% scholarship on tuition starting from the 1st semester. To be eligible, applicants are required to meet one of the below criteria:

  • Bachelor CGPA average of 3.6/4.0 and above, or equivalent
  • Bachelor with Final Average of 15/20 above
  • Bachelor with first class honors
  • Candidates graduating as the top of class, despite the average

A minimum average of 14/20 is required to maintain the scholarship for the following semesters.

For programmes taught in English: an English Proficiency level with a minimum of 7.0 for IELTS or 94 for TOELF IB

Preferential rates

20% Alumni preferential rate

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi alumni are eligible to a 20% waiver on tuition fee.

25% preferential rate upon enrolment on a second master’s degree

Applicants holding a master degree from SUAD and enrolling for a second master degree at SUAD are entitled to a 25% waiver on tuition.

5%-15% corporate rate

Companies and organizations benefit from a special discount, based on the number of employees enrolling in programmes. For more details, please contact +971(0) 2-6569311

10% Family discount

Students who have a first-degree relative currently enrolled in an undergraduate or a postgraduate programmes are eligible for a 10% discount.

*Conditions apply