Why Sociology at Derby? - Social and Political Sciences - University of Derby

Why Social Science at Derby?

Sociology class Your future is our focus We offer an Erasmus exchange and a Joint Honours course to help broaden your career opportunities


Our huge library at our Kedleston Road site is stocked full of text books, journal articles and digital equipment to help you progress through the course.

Social Science overseas

There is the exciting opportunity to go on an Erasmus exchange to Charles University in Prague. This will not only enable you to experience international sociological issues first-hand, but give you the chance to live in the lively capital of the Czech Republic!

We care about your career

The dynamic nature of Sociology at Derby means that our graduates have gone on to work in many different fields of work. This includes:

  • Education
  • The media
  • Social work
  • Overseas aid work
  • Police and probation services
  • The police and probation services
  • Management positions in the third sector 

Combine Sociology with another subject

You can study Sociology alongside another subject on our Joint Honours Programme; this is a great option if you want to broaden your career options. Find out more of the benefits of studying Joint Honours degrees with us here

Popular subects to combine with Sociology include:

  • Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Education Studies
  • Business Management

What else can you combine this course with? Take a look at the Sociology (Joint Honours) course page.