School of Sociology

Social Area

A sociologist is primarily focused on identifying, analysing, and formulating theories about structures, relationships and social actors in the contemporary world for the purpose of testing methods, applying tools and discovering solutions to social problems, with an emphasis on our regional and national reality. The training provided by the Professional School of Sociology is based on a humanist conception, developing the skills of our students for an optimal professional practice. In operational terms this involves developing research activities, formulation and execution of projects, training and organisation, promotion and communication. All linked to social reality.


  • Identify, analyse and formulate theories about the structures, relationships and social actors of the contemporary world.
  • Design, execute and evaluate studies and projects from a multidisciplinary perspective, focusing on development, promotion and organisation to generate employment.

Occupational Field

Urban and rural development projects (promotion, organisation, basic studies and definitive studies through public sectors); Formulation, management advice and execution of projects; Development consultancy and promotion; Teaching in Universities and Higher Institutes and in the field of social communication by practicing specialised journalism in TV, radio, written and magazines.

Duration, Degrees and Diplomas

  • Duration: 5 years
  • Academic Degree: Bachelor of Science in Sociology
  • Professional Diploma in Sociology


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