Sociology Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Portsmouth - - - - - - Portsmouth online Part-time
The Open University 89% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 88% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Sociology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20172 £19253 £23053
25-75 percentile range £18005 - £24181 £14653 - £23983 £17422 - £28746

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20732 £19586 £23107
25-75 percentile range £17987 - £23734 £15092 - £23990 £17794 - £28730

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Sociology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Sociology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Sociology

  • Globalization
  • Social welfare
  • Criminal sociology
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Ethnicity studies
  • Sociology of law
  • Sociology of health

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Sociology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Sociology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Sociology at Anglia Ruskin University

14% Administrative occupations
13% Welfare and housing associate professionals
11% Caring personal services
10% Protective service occupations
9% Business and public service associate professionals
7% Sales occupations
7% Elementary occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
3% Managers, directors and senior officials

Grading Distribution

Students of Sociology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Sociology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Sociology studies:
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Sociology was £20172 15 months after graduation, £19253 3 years after graduation and £23053 5 years after graduation.

Social Sciences (Sociology) (R23-SOC) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 90 out of 100 among 122 respondents.