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Wondering what to do next?  Join the BSA!

As a postgraduate student, you're probably wondering what to do next. Stop wondering! Start making the choices that will boost your career and become a member of the British Sociological Association (BSA).


By becoming a member of the BSA, you will have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with others who share your passions, establishing invaluable networking and career opportunities.

Through conferences and events, a wide range of specialist and study groups, publications and a postgraduate network, the Association allows scholarship and contact between sociologists to flourish.

Your Association supports you throughout your degree, with reduced membership and conference rates, and our Postgraduate Forum, Early Careers Forum, free places at our Annual Conference and via our Support Fund, as well as a monetary prize for the Annual Conference Poster Presentation.

Find out more and join the BSA to become part of the organisation, which provides support, leading academic journals and the largest sociological community

Founded in 1951, the BSA is the national subject association for sociologists in the UK and its primary objective is to promote sociology as a discipline. 

Members are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and include researchers, teachers, students and practitioners in a variety of fields.

The Association represents UK sociology to key bodies both nationally and internationally and works closely with allied organisations to influence policies affecting sociology within the wider social sciences remit.

Open doors and choose a Sociology postgraduate degree.

If you’ve decided that you want to expand your knowledge in your specialist subject or perhaps are considering a career change then a postgraduate degree is the right choice for you.

Sociologists are typically motivated by their desire to better understand the fundamental principles of social life, believing that an understanding of these principles will help improve people’s lives through more enlightened and effective policies.

Be inspired by some of the country's leading sociologists as they reflect on the biographical journey that took them to a career in sociology which ignited and sustained their development of a sociological imagination.

What do can you do with a Postgrad degree in Sociology?

Some of the exciting careers you can follow with a Sociology degree include the list below and many more:

• Social worker
• Journalist
• Teacher
• Researcher or Academic
• Government advisor
• Human Resources manager
• Advertising, Marketing & PR executive

Take the next step and join the BSA today!

For more information contact

Claire Simmons

Membership Development Officer

British Sociological Association

Email: claire.simmons@britsoc.org.uk
Tel: 0191 383 0839

BSA General Enquiries – enquiries@britsoc.org.uk

Website - http://www.britsoc.co.uk/