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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   Philosophy   comprehensive profile   University of Tartu
  Societal Resilience   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Statistics (Social Statistics)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Demography and Health     London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  Social Research     University of Leeds
  Environment, Culture and Society     University of Edinburgh
  Sociocultural Linguistics     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology (Political and Economic Sociology)     University of Cambridge
  Critical Methodologies     King's College London
  Social Research     University of Liverpool
  State, Society and Development     SOAS, University of London
  Chinese Society and Culture     University of Edinburgh
  Political Sociology     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Applied social studies     University of Bedfordshire
  Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice     Staffordshire University
  Political and Social Thought     University of Kent
  Economic and Social History     University of Oxford
  Safeguarding     Birmingham City University
  Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Social Science     Cardiff University
  Sociology     Edge Hill University
  Sociology (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)     Cardiff University
  Social History     Leeds Beckett University
  Religion, Leadership and Society     University of Sheffield
  Socio-Legal Research     University of Oxford
  Anthropology, Environment and Development     University College London
  Sociology and Global Change     University of Edinburgh
  Energy and Society     Durham University
  Health, Medicine and Society     University of Cambridge
  Sociology     University of Bath
  Visual Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Terrorism and Society     University of Kent
  Social Research Methods     Teesside University
  Digital Society     University of Edinburgh
  Sociology     Lancaster University
  Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security     University of Essex
  Sociology and Social Research     Newcastle University
  Sociology     University of Aberdeen
  Economy, Risk and Society     London School of Economics and Political Science
  ...     ...


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