Social sciences will introduce a new kind of culture and thinking into LUT's education and research. It will also undoubtedly increase students' mutual understanding of the importance of multidisciplinarity.
Our graduates will be able to build a future where they solve grand global challenges and renew society responsibly. Research and education in the field will be developed together with international partner universities.
LUT's social scientists are solving the problems of the future and the sustainability crisis at the interface of people and technology. In social sciences, you'll get a well-rounded education in new technologies and the systems that are critical to society. You can work in a wide range of managerial and professional roles. Job titles can include public relations manager, business unit manager, consultant, sustainability specialist or data analyst.
Digitalisation – including robotisation, artificial intelligence applications, and big data – is transforming the way people and society work and is creating new career opportunities for social scientists. Meanwhile, the working world and businesses need experts to address the challenges and interconnectedness of systems involving areas such as energy, food production, water, natural resources, transport and mobility, which are crucial to society and people's well-being.
LUT Social Sciences is for you who want to use your social science skills to build a carbon-negative and resource-sustainable future, taking into account technological, economic, political and social factors.
Apply to LUT University and influence how sustainable and responsible transformations take place. You can choose from two programmes in social sciences and one in communication sciences.