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    Hi, I'm currently studying my A-Levels but I'm not sure what degree to pursue in the future- I am interested in sociology and in business. I was hoping to find a combined honours course at a university I like, however I have not found one.

    Someone told me that "one advantage with Sociology, as someone has pointed out, is you could later decide to do an MBA."

    Manchester, Birmingham, Bath and more offer joint.

    So the time comes I guess to choose... Sociology or Business?
    Business seems to have more job prospects but I really am interested in sociology! If you guys had to pick just one, which one would it be?
    Does sociology cover any aspect of business or vice versa?
    Advice given would be helpful.

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    I'm aiming for Bournemouth university, stuck between which course.
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    (Original post by J W B)
    Hi, I'm currently studying my A-Levels but I'm not sure what degree to pursue in the future- I am interested in sociology and in business. I was hoping to find a combined honours course at a university I like, however I have not found one.

    Someone told me that "one advantage with Sociology, as someone has pointed out, is you could later decide to do an MBA."

    Manchester, Birmingham, Bath and more offer joint.

    So the time comes I guess to choose... Sociology or Business?
    Business seems to have more job prospects but I really am interested in sociology! If you guys had to pick just one, which one would it be?
    Does sociology cover any aspect of business or vice versa?
    Advice given would be helpful.

    From what you've said it sounds like you actually want to do sociology.
    With business, you can get practical experience by taking part in certain societies or doing a year in industry or internships whilst you're at university which will help you further in getting a job than simply having a degree in business. Sociology will be very relevant to the practical business world because it develops your understanding of people, how they work and you'll also look at theoretical ideas which have an impact how we run "business" in the west.

    Quite a lot of universities allow you to study additional modules in your first year that aren't related to the subject so you might be able to do a degree in sociology and then take some business modules that interest you, for example.
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    (Original post by oxymoronic)
    From what you've said it sounds like you actually want to do sociology.
    With business, you can get practical experience by taking part in certain societies or doing a year in industry or internships whilst you're at university which will help you further in getting a job than simply having a degree in business. Sociology will be very relevant to the practical business world because it develops your understanding of people, how they work and you'll also look at theoretical ideas which have an impact how we run "business" in the west.

    Quite a lot of universities allow you to study additional modules in your first year that aren't related to the subject so you might be able to do a degree in sociology and then take some business modules that interest you, for example.
    Thank you! That's one main thing, the work placement year seems like it may help me out a lot. But thank you for telling me about sociology's relevance to business.
 
 
 
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