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Sociology can overlap with related disciplines such as Politics, International Relations, Anthropology, Economics, History, Human Geography and Psychology. This gives the subject a broad focus and research can then specialise in specific areas. You can either take this degree to follow on from a background in Sociology or as a conversion degree within Sociology.

You learn theoretical and methodological issues in sociology approaches to research, implications for social policy and social change. ability to think theoretically and critically about the key issues facing contemporary society, life‐long learning and intellectual development; the ability to undertake independent social scientific research.


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You are taught by researchers with teaching quality judged as 'Excellent'
  • You learn with an international cohort in a cosmopolitan city which offers intimate city life and wide ranging activities.

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
  • View English language requirements from the programme page
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months


full time
6 months
part time
12 months

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