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    Hi there,

    I'm interested in doing a masters in sociology. Do you think an English Literature undergraduate would be able to do this? I know that literature falls under the humanities rather than social sciences, but there are certainly some overlapping elements. Do any postgraduate students know of people who have hopped from Literature to Sociology for their MA?

    Many thanks!
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    (Original post by kindle1992)
    Hi there,

    I'm interested in doing a masters in sociology. Do you think an English Literature undergraduate would be able to do this? I know that literature falls under the humanities rather than social sciences, but there are certainly some overlapping elements. Do any postgraduate students know of people who have hopped from Literature to Sociology for their MA?

    Many thanks!
    Hi kindle1992


    What made you want to change to study Sociology?

    Don't worry that your undergraduate is different to what you are thinking of studying for a Masters, universities aren't very strict on this. Take a look at the entry requirements for courses, if they require a related undergrad degree then they'll say so.

    If you're still unsure, contact the university admissions team and they'll be able to assess your case in more detail.

    I went from a journalism undergraduate to a marketing postgraduate degree, it's quite common to change field!

    I hope this helps, let me know how you get on!

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    (Original post by kindle1992)
    Hi there,

    I'm interested in doing a masters in sociology. Do you think an English Literature undergraduate would be able to do this? I know that literature falls under the humanities rather than social sciences, but there are certainly some overlapping elements. Do any postgraduate students know of people who have hopped from Literature to Sociology for their MA?

    Many thanks!
    Definitely possible. Did a PgDip in Sociology and enjoyed it massively.
 
 
 
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