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Studying sociology will help you understand the world around you and think more deeply about cause and effects. 

Topics covered include crime, globalisation, relationships, inequality, social media and social research.

During the course you will develop your research skills alongside your debating, data handling and communication skills.

Studying sociology lends itself to a broad range of careers as the skills developed during the course are wide ranging. 

Many sociologists go into the education, legal or social care professions. 

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Check out more than 800 other job profiles, the above list is just a selection of jobs where a love of sociology could take you, there will be loads more!

Jobs tagged with a leaf are green jobs that may be involved in producing goods or services that help to protect the environment and look after our natural resources.

Examples of apprenticeships that relate to sociology:

  • Social Worker (degree) - Level:6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree). Typical length:36 months
  • Healthcare Support Worker - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
  • Adult Care Worker - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
  • Police Constable - Level:6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree). Typical length:36 months
  • Policy Officer - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length: 24 months

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Examples of degree courses that relate to sociology:

University of Bath

Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)

University of Plymouth

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