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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   MA in Women´s and Gender Studies (GEMMA - Erasmus Mundus)     Central European University (CEU)
comprehensive profile   Philosophy     University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)     Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
  Statistics (Social Statistics)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology     University of Kent
  Sociology and Social Research     University of Southampton
  Sociology     University of Sheffield
  Social and Political Thought     University of Leeds
  Social And Cultural Theory     Staffordshire University
  Global Social and Political Thought     University of St Andrews
  Social Research     University of Warwick
  Environment, Culture and Society     Lancaster University
  Sociology (Research)     University of Kent
  Inequalities and Social Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  City Design and Social Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation     University of Oxford
  Socio-legal Studies     University of Kent
  Cities and Society     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology     University of Warwick
  Social Science     University of Aberdeen
  Sociolinguistics     University of Essex
  Education, Policy & Society     King's College London
  Design Future Society     University of Leeds
  Sociology, Social Policy and Crime     University of Bradford
  Social and Cultural History     University of Leeds
  Sociocultural Linguistics     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Social Sculpture and Connective Practice     Oxford Brookes University
  Religion and Society     Durham University
  Two Year Masters in Methods of Social Research     University of Kent
  Economic and Social History (MPhil)     University of Oxford
  Visual Sociology (MPhil)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Social and Political Thought     University of Warwick
  Sociology     University of Essex
  Advanced Quantitative Methods (Research)     University of Bristol
  Social Research     University of Leeds
  Population Health Sciences     University of Glasgow
  Dance Politics and Sociology     University of Roehampton
  Sociology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Statistics (Social Statistics) (Research)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  ...     ...
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