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.
Selection of jobs using the subject Sociology
- Aid worker
- Care worker
- Charity director
- Children's nurse
- Civil Service administrative officer
- Clinical psychologist
- Community development worker
- Community education co-ordinator
- Diplomatic Service officer
- Family mediator
- Family support worker
- Housing officer
- Housing policy officer
- Human resources officer
- Learning mentor
- Life coach
- Media researcher
- Residential support worker
- Social services manager
- Social worker
- Welfare rights officer
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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!
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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