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Master's Programme in Sociology

Our Master´s Programme in Sociology gives you the ability to do independent analyses of social issues using sociological theories and sociological methods. If you want to apply to one of our Master´s programmes starting autumn 2023 the application is open October 17, 2022 - January 16, 2023.

During autumn 2022 we are organizing two events where you can get more information about this programme and ask questions:

November 24: Career seminar online: How to find a job as a sociologist or demographer

December 2: Webinar for prospective students autumn 2023 together with Student Services.
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Sociology is the science about human social behaviour and relations between people and societies. Frequent sociological issues deal with processes and patterns of the interaction of groups and individuals, forms of organization of social groups, relations between groups, influence of groups on the behaviour of individuals and differencies among people in terms of power resources and life chances.

This is a two-year programme leading to a Master´s degree in Sociology. The objective of the Master´s Programme in Sociology is to provide students with the ability to do independent analyses of social issues using sociological theories and sociological methods

Teachers at the programme are researchers that are highly active in the international research community, in several of Stockholm University's leading research areas.

Sociology at Stockholm University is continuously ranked as top 50 in the world according to both the QS World University Rankings by subject, read more here, and the Shanghai ranking (Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, ARWU), read more here.

The language of instruction is English. The programme starts once a year, in the autumn.