Studies and teaching
The CSDS staff & fellows teach a wide variety of courses related to Social Data Science, mostly in the Master's Programme in Contemporary Societies (COS) and the Doctoral Programme of the Social Sciences (SOST).
Study opportunities

Mas­ter’s Pro­gramme in Con­tem­por­ary So­ci­et­ies (COS) is a multidisciplinary, research-based Master’s Programme focusing on the key themes in the dynamics of contemporary societies both in a European and a global context. COS is our primary study programme where we offer our new, extensive selection of courses related to social data science. Almost all our courses are open for students of other programmes.

The social data science track of COS includes a possibility to specialize in official statistics and achieving the European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) certificate. The EMOS studies include a minimum of 6 month paid training at Statistics Finland or another partner  organization as well as a strongly recommended international research visit.

Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences covers the widest areas of social science research in Finland: media and communication studies, social and cultural anthropology, social psychology, social and public policy, social work, sociology, social data science, criminology and demography.

Teaching

Courses in 2022 - 2023

(More details and links to course pages are published during the summer and autumn 2022.)

Summer 2022

Intensive period (29 Aug - 4 Sep 2022)

Period 1 (5 Sep - 23 Oct 2022)

Period 2 (31 Oct - 18 Dec 2022)

Intensive period (2 - 15 Jan 2023)

Period 3 (16 Jan - 5 Mar 2023)

Period 4 (13 Mar - 7 May 2023)

Intensive period (8 - 31 May 2023)

Method courses around the University

 

 

Past Courses in 2021 - 2022

Summer 2021

  1. SOST-930 Introduction to Computational Social Science
  2. SOST-930a Introduction to Programming for Social Scientists

Intensive period (30 Aug - 5 Sep 2021)

Period 1 (6 Sep - 24 Oct 2021)

Period 2 (1 Nov - 19 Dec 2021)

Intensive period (3 - 16 Jan 2022)

Period 3 (17 Jan - 6 Mar 2022)

Period 4 (14 Mar - 8 May 2022)

Intensive period (9 - 31 May 2022)

 

 

Past Courses in 2020 - 2021

Period 1 (Sep-Oct 2020)

Period 2 (Nov-Dec 2020)

Intensive period (Jan 2021)

Period 3 (Jan-Feb 2021)

Period 4 (Mar-Apr 2021)

Intensive period (May 2021)

Summer 2021

  1. SOST-930 Introduction to Computational Social Science
  2. SOST-930a Introduction to Programming for Social Scientists