Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects Sociology

After completing the Master’s program in Sociology you will be able to make a substantial contribution to the analysis of and solutions to today's social problems. You may be employed as researcher, policy officer, advisor or management team member. Your work may be in the field of labor and employment, culture, welfare, recreation, entertainment or health care.

Recent placements include:

Find out what job offers are currently available for Sociology specialists

  • Policy Officer at Ministerie van Veiligheid en Justitie
  • Health care research | Primary care | Data-analist | NIVEL
  • Adviseur-onderzoeker PON, kennisorganisatie op het sociale en culturele domein
  • Junior onderzoeker bij Mulier Instituut
  • Project manager at Tilburg University
  • Researcher in regional identities in North-Brabant at Tilburg University
  • Journalist BN de Stem
  • Teacher Secondary School
  • Policy advisor Catharina Hospital

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 3
  • Finds a job within 4 months after graduation: 100%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,168

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 8

After your Master's

Support with your transition to the labor market
Working in the Netherlands after graduation
Become a teacher

Interested in the MSc Sociology?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application