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Master of Sociology

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Sociological contents in your postgraduate course

A very theoretical and inspirational field of study, sociology attracts great and open minds that like to theorise back and forth exploring all explanations to a given phenomenon. However, what sounds like a dreamy, wish-wash type of discipline accounts for the most demanding academics. As a sociologist is capable of explaining everything and anything, the academic foundation of any argumentation is essential and indispensable. Therefore, the Master of Sociology qualifies you as an expert in social research. Methodology, statistical analysis, qualitative and quantitative tools make up a large part of your study curriculum. Most universities enable you to choose research topics of your interest: employment, gender balance, welfare politics or intercultural comparative studies.

Career prospects as a Sociologist

Sociologists work, as the name suggests, in the social sphere. As a researcher, a consultant, a teacher or academic professional you pursue the traditional path of a sociologist, great thinkers and analysts. However, sociologists nowadays often pursue careers in politics, human resources, journalism and the media, marketing or the health sector. Focus on your own interests and competences and you will succeed at entering an attractive career.

As most Masters courses, Sociology requires an undergraduate degree in Sociology or Social science as a prerequisite. However, some universities may ask different or less restrictive admission criteria. Check out the list below to see which universities offer the programme.

Universities and colleges enlisting a Master of Sociology among their postgraduate programmes:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Cultural Sociology   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Philosophy   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
  Societal Resilience   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Safeguarding     Birmingham City University
  Religion and Society     Durham University
  Education, Policy and Society     Cardiff University
  Terrorism and Society     University of Kent
  Sociology, Social Policy and Crime     University of Bradford
  Economic and Social History     University of St Andrews
  Cities     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Sociology     University of Aberdeen
  Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)     Cardiff University
  Sociology and Social Policy     University of Liverpool
  Sociology (Research)     University of Exeter
  Science, Communication and Society     University of Kent
  Religion, Politics and Society     University of Birmingham
  Sociology     Newcastle University
  Sociological Research     Lancaster University
  Criminology and Sociology     Bangor University
  Social Research     University of Edinburgh
  Community Development     Bangor University
  Psychosocial Studies     Birkbeck, University of London
  Economic and Social History (MPhil)     University of Oxford
  Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Japanese Society and Culture     University of Edinburgh
  Social Research Methods     University of Liverpool
  Visual Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology (Research)     University of Kent
  Socio-Legal Research     University of Oxford
  Sociology and Global Change     University of Edinburgh
  Religion, Leadership and Society     University of Sheffield
  Demography and Health     London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  Sociology     Staffordshire University
  Environment, Culture and Society     Lancaster University
  Inequalities and Social Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Law & Society (Res)     Henley Business School
  Data, Networks and Society     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Design Future Society     University of Leeds
  ...     ...


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