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Sociology, Social Policy and CriminologyPart of Economic, Social and Political Science

Careers & Employability

At the University of Southampton, we believe in providing our students with skills, experience and opportunities to help in acquiring a future career.

Through our Careers and Employability service, you are given guidance and support throughout your studies and including post-studies for up to three years after graduation.

Each faculty provides ample opportunities to get involved in a wide range of programs that can help towards gainful employment. Find out more below.

Careers and Employability Service

The University's Careers and Employability Service service is based on the Highfield Campus and offers support in a range of areas:


A degree in sociology and/or social policy or any of our applied economic, social and political sciences programmes can be an immediate door-opener to many fields. It can lead to a broad range of career opportunities in areas such as:

Photo of Collette Blackman
During my degree I had the opportunity to get involved with Southampton's Enactus scheme (formally Students In Free Enterprise) including representing the UK in Washington in the SIFE World Cup. I was able to interact with people from all over the world and learn about their cultures.
Collette BlackmanBSc (Applied Social Sciences) Anthropology,


If you choose to study with us, you will be joining a lively and dynamic division of experienced lecturers. Did you know that we are offering £2,000 bursaries this year to help students from groups that are currently under-represented? Find out more about fees and funding.

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