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The Bachelor's degree in Sociology is a three-year full-time programme. You will learn to contribute to solutions to social problems by interviewing target groups, observing and analysing texts. With this knowledge, you will develop sociological skills. You will be well prepared for the future in topics such as; migration, inequality, sexuality, discrimination, healthcare, the labour market, education, urban problems, globalisation and for moving on to our Master's.
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Multifaceted perspectives on sociology
Connecting society, theory and research
Social problems, social solutions
During your Bachelor you gain insight into pressing social issues, and you learn to improve them with your own policy solutions. A perfect preparation for the labour market! Society is always in need for sociologists, because they have the knowledge and skills to deal successfully with social problems we are facing today.
Student Lucy Upton tells you all about studying Sociology in Amsterdam.
Is Sociology for you?
- Are you interested in society
- Are you interested in how people live together
- Are you interested in the causes and consequences of human behaviour
Then Sociology is definitely for you.