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Studying Sociology at NTU
Intrigued by the social world in which we live? Our courses will open your mind to a range of issues related to culture and society.
With strong partnerships with local community organisations, our undergraduate Sociology courses will give you the chance to work collaboratively on a real-world issues and problems. You’ll gain invaluable work experience and your own toolkit to prepare you for a range of career opportunities.
Our Masters course has been designed and delivered by academic professionals with extensive subject expertise and is distinguished by a focus on public sociology. You’ll also undertake a work placement with a local community organisation, enabling you to work directly with the same people who are striving to make a difference in current social issues, and helping them to make a real impact.
You'll to link theory, research and practice – you’ll develop in-depth knowledge and insights as you develop your professional credentials as a public sociologist.
Learn more about Sociology at NTU
One of our Senior Lecturers, Dr Kate Stewart, breaks down what to expect from studying Sociology at NTU.
What’s next after your Sociology degree?
Employability is integral to this course and the modules it offers, helping you to develop a range of vital transferable skills that employers demand.
From your first year, this course will help you to develop skills for career development. You will gain opportunities to complete project work for a local, national or international organisation and acquire valuable experience by working in collaboration with one of our community partners on a social justice project. Such experiences will provide the opportunity to apply sociological knowledge gained from the degree as well as gaining important transferable skills that will be desired by future work, voluntary and educational organisations.
The job titles below are some examples of what our graduates have gone on to do:
- youth and community support worker
- education professionals
- asylum worker
- peer mentor
- charity officer
- social researcher
- events and resources officer
- human resource managers
- PR coordinator
- sales executive.
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