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Subsequent Master's programmes

If you are looking for more academic depth or broadening after your Bachelor's, follow a Master's;

  • Master's in Sociology

    After graduation you have direct access to UvA's  Master's in Sociology

    Whether it is inequality, migration or diversity, the Master's in Sociology will train you to ask fundamental questions, search for answers and understand how people, social movements and governments address them.

  • Research Master's in Social Sciences

    For students with a strong interest in research, there is the two-year Research Master's in Social Sciences (all Research Master's are subject to a selection procedure). 

    The two-year Research Master's in Social Sciences offers you advanced training in current social science theory and innovative methodologies in a rigorous and multidisciplinary social science research environment.

  • Other Master's

    You also have access to other Master's programmes. If you have taken a Minor, you have access to the Master's programme of that programme, such as Political Sciences or Anthropology (for some Master's programmes, you need to complete a pre-Master's programme)

Professions for Sociologists

Our graduates are employed by;

  • (semi) Government institutions or research and consultancy firms
  • NGO’s
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Journalism
  • Cultural sector

Sociologists also work in business ;

  • HR or recruitment positions
  • Some are working as independent social entrepreneurs

See our list of employers for a extensive overview of professions where you can work after graduation.