The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Benefits of Sociology at Newcastle

Benefits of Sociology at Newcastle

Sociology at Newcastle will widen your horizons and develop your sociological imagination.

Benefits of Sociology

Studying Sociology at Newcastle you will become part of a supportive academic community in a highly rated subject area. You will:

  • gain in-depth knowledge of social and political processes and issues
  • learn about sociology research from the experts
  • develop excellent independent research skills 

The expertise of our academic staff covers all aspects of sociology. This provides you with a wide variety of study options to shape your sociology degree. Our teaching staff are open, approachable and passionate about their specialist subjects.

Study abroad

Through our exchange programme, there are many opportunities for you to study abroad in your third year of study. We have exchange agreements with a wide range of universities across Europe and beyond, including in North American and Australasia. Find out more about opportunities to study abroad as part of your degree.

Career paths

Degrees at Newcastle are intellectually challenging, stimulating and satisfying. You’ll have the resources, support and encouragement you need to realise your potential.

We are proud of the careers our graduates have gone on to achieve after studying with us. Find out what you can do with a degree in sociology in our Careers section.