Master of Sociology
Find your field of specialisation between the various possibilities that Sociology offers!

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.

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

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Flucht, Migration, Gesellschaft   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
comprehensive profile   Population Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Groningen
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Rehabilitationswissenschaften     TU Dortmund
  Global Environment, Politics and Society   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Science and Technology in Society   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Sociology and Global Change   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Soziologie   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  Environment, Culture and Society   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Social Research   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Population Health Sciences   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Energy, Society and Sustainability   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Digital Sociology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Religion and Society     Durham University
  Statistics (Social Statistics)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Religion and Society     University of Aberdeen
  Social Data Science     University of Oxford
  Society, Culture and Media     University of Leeds
  Social and Cultural History     University of Leeds
  Socio-Legal Research     University of Oxford
  Sociology     University of Manchester
  Sociology     University of York
  Sociology     University of Sheffield
  Sociology     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Sociology     Lancaster University
  Sociology     Edge Hill University
  Social Research Methods     Durham University
  Two Year Masters in Methods of Social Research     University of Kent
  Political Sociology     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Economy, Risk and Society     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Social Research     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Anthropology, Environment and Development     University College London
  Social Research     University of Leeds
  War, Media and Society     University of Kent
  Women's Studies     Bangor University
  Bioethics & Society     King's College London
  ...     ...

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