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Sociology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #40 (BCR) Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Bachelor's in Sociology from University of Amsterdam allows you to develop expertise in subjects such as migration, inequality, healthcare, art & culture, labour markets, education, sexuality and social movements.
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Overview

 In the past year, the students of this Sociology from University of Amsterdam have investigated issues such as:

  • Why do women earn less on average than men?
  • How do social media affect the creation and survival of protest movements?
  • In today's society, to what extent does your appearance affect your job prospects?
  • How does the government deal with sustainability initiatives devised by citizens?

Career

As a graduated Sociologist your career prospects are diverse due to the broad skillset you obtain. On the Career Prospects page you will find more on your job opportunities, including a list of employers that hired Sociologist that graduated at the University of Amsterdam over the past three years. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Urban Places and Social Problems
  • Intersectionalities: Class, Race, Gender & Sexuality
  • Migration & Citizenship
  • Globalising Cultures
  • Life Courses, Family & Health
  • Education & Work

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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General Requirements

  • Studying with a foreign diploma at the University of Amsterdam means that a student's preparatory education must be equivalent to the Dutch VWO diploma, with English included in the final examination.
  • The starting level of a regular study programme at Dutch universities is comparable to that of other European countries, which is usually one or two years higher than in most countries outside of Europe.
  • A student's diploma or certificate from prior education will be compared with the list of country qualifications that has been drawn up by the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (Nuffic). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Amsterdam

  • 1000 - 1500 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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