In the Institute of Social Studies it is possible to study at four academic levels: Diploma, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral studies.
In Diploma studies there is one programme - Information Management. The programme is in Estonian.
In BA, there are two programmes - Journalism and Communication and Sociology, Social Work and Social Policy. Although some of the literature and some courses are in English, the two programmes are in Estonian.
In MA, there are six programmes - Journalism, Communication Management, Sociology, Social Work and Social Policy, Crossmedia Production and Knowledge and Information Management. Crossmedia Production is a joint Master programme coordinated by Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School and is in English.
In PhD, there are two programmes - Media and Communication and Sociology.