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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   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   MA in Women´s and Gender Studies (GEMMA - Erasmus Mundus)   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
comprehensive profile   Arts and Society     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Innovation Sciences     Utrecht University
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Sociology and Social Anthropology   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Societal Resilience   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Culture, Society and Globalisation     University of York
  Sociology     University of Aberdeen
  Society, Culture and Media     University of Leeds
  Sociology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Applied social studies     University of Bedfordshire
  Social History     Leeds Beckett University
  Medical Sociology     Keele University
  Social Research Methods     Teesside University
  War, Media and Society     University of Kent
  Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Population Health Sciences     University of Glasgow
  Sociology and Social Policy     University of Liverpool
  Sociology of Education     University College London
  Socio-legal Studies     University of Kent
  Advanced Quantitative Methods (Research)     University of Bristol
  Social Media and Social Research     University of York
  Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation     University of Oxford
  Sociology (MPhil)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Education, Policy and Society     Cardiff University
  Sociology (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Law & Society (Res)     Henley Business School
  Applied Social Data Science     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Visual Sociology (MPhil)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociology and Demography     University of Oxford
  Sociology     University of Warwick
  Sociology and Social Policy     University of Southampton
  Economic and Social History     University of Oxford
  ...     ...


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