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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   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   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Innovation Sciences     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Arts and Society     Utrecht University
  Sociology and Social Anthropology   comprehensive profile   Central European University (CEU)
  Social and Cultural Science (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Advanced Quantitative Methods (Research)     University of Bristol
  Social Policy, Sociology     Bangor University
  Social And Cultural Theory     Staffordshire University
  Statistics (Social Statistics) (Research)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Sociolinguistics     University of Essex
  Design Future Society     University of Leeds
  Religion, Leadership and Society     University of Sheffield
  Digital Culture & Society     King's College London
  Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice     Staffordshire University
  Sociology     Lancaster University
  Cities     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  Two Year Masters in Sociology     University of Kent
  Economy, Risk and Society     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Environment, Politics and Society     University College London
  Social Science Research Methods     Cardiff University
  Sociology     Keele University
  Digital Media and Society     University of Sheffield
  Social Research Methods     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sociology     University of Manchester
  Economic and Social History     University of Oxford
  Language and Society     Kingston University
  Sociological Research     Lancaster University
  Environment, Culture and Society     Lancaster University
  Sociology of Sport and Exercise     University of Chester
  East Asian Cultures and Societies (Language Pathway)     University of Leeds
  Social and Political Thought     University of Warwick
  ...     ...


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