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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)   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Arts and Society     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Innovation Sciences     Utrecht University
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Societal Resilience   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Sociology and Social Anthropology   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
  Political and Social Thought     University of Kent
  Sociology     Newcastle University
  Environment, Politics and Society     University College London
  Safeguarding     Birmingham City University
  Sociology and Management     University of Essex
  Public Sociology     Queen Margaret University
  Socio-legal Studies     University of Kent
  Social and Political Thought     University of Leeds
  Philosophy and Sociology of Science     University of Exeter
  Sociology     Lancaster University
  Sociology and Social Policy     University of Southampton
  Social And Cultural Theory     Staffordshire University
  Demography and Health     London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  Applied Social Data Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociolinguistics     University of Essex
  Two Year Masters in Methods of Social Research     University of Kent
  Critical Methodologies     King's College London
  Human Rights, Culture and Social Justice     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology of Sport and Exercise     University of Chester
  War, Media and Society     University of Kent
  Demography     University of Southampton
  Social Research Methods     University of Liverpool
  Anthropology, Environment and Development     University College London
  Sociology     University of Bristol
  Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security     University of Essex
  Religion and Society     University of Aberdeen
  Social Media and Social Research     University of York
  ...     ...


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