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Career prospects


You will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sociology. This qualifies you for a range of professional career opportunities. The academic, research and practical skills that we teach prepare you for leadership positions in trade and industry, consultancy, journalism, public policy and politics, diplomacy, international organisations and NGOs, as well as careers in research and teaching.

For the past three years we have been tracking our alumni’s career paths. To gain more insight in your opportunities as a graduate in Sociology see:

UvA Student Careers Centre

The UvA supports students in finding the right careers. The careers advisers from the UvA Student Careers Centre (Loopbaan Advies Centrum) are happy to help you with all your questions regarding career orientation. You can contact them for information, advice, workshops, events or individual counselling.