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Sociology Degrees

Passionate about social inequalities? Intrigued by the way people behave in different social situations? Fascinated by the evolution of social norms over time? Then sociology degrees may be for you…

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a sociology degree include:

  • Research and data collection
  • Planning and project management
  • Data analysis, including competent/advanced use of statistics
  • General IT skills
  • Self-management, including planning and meeting deadlines
  • Professional communication, spoken and written
  • Ability to approach issues from multiple perspectives
  • Ability to challenge and evaluate common beliefs
  • Application of theory to real-life situations
  • Good ‘people skills’ – ability to communicate and establish relationships with many different types of people