Sociology personal statements

Geography and Sociology personal statement
Geography is a single subject that enables me to study many different topics that I have a passionate interest in. Through studying the subject I can satisfy my interest in many physical topics such as how the features of the landscape were formed and the climate but also human topics such as population and industry..

English, Education & Sociology personal statement
I have always been enthusiastic about English. I spent a lot of time reading when I was younger and feel that this benefited me by encouraging me to develop and learn quickly. I had a vivid imagination as a child, possibly influenced by my interest in the captivating work of such authors as Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl and Charles Kingsley..

Sociology personal statement
Society’s dynamics affect every aspect of our lives, from the seemingly trivial to those of utmost importance. Sociology is vital as it helps to inform politics with the latest trends in crime, poverty, education and culture determining government policy, therefore, sociology becomes integral to my life completely..

Sociology Personal Statement
The USA has always fascinated me, in a place where every other advert is for plastic surgery, you have to wonder, what sort of society breeds the kind of mentality where children as young as 12 want to enhance their bodies through surgery, and look up to pop stars rather than revolutionaries or major authors as their role models..

Social Work Personal Statement
I have decided to take up the course in social work because firstly the subjects which I am doing sociology looks at people and society's problems, I have in this subject done work on family and at the moment doing religion, this has fascinated me to help people who are facing problems such as abuse in families..

Sociology Personal Statement
I have chosen to study Sociology at university as the attraction of this subject lies in its ability to make me see life more objectively and critically. Sociology helps me understand people's behaviour, beliefs and identity and we also begin to understand ourselves Studying Sociology at higher level will provide me with a much deeper insight into complex issues and an ability to develop ideas using my own initiative..

Sociology Personal Statement
I have chosen to study Sociology at university as the attraction of this subject lies in its ability to make me see life more objectively and critically. Sociology helps me understand the behaviour of people, their beliefs and their identity as well as my own..

Sociology Personal Statement
I have always been passionately interested in society's influence on our actions and the structure of society, as these issues are relevant to everyone in everyday life, and Sociology is therefore a subject that affects me on a personal level..

Criminology Personal Statement
I have always enjoyed the study of criminals and how factors in society affect levels of crime. Studying social history in history, particularly which of the reform period in Victorian times intrigued me into studying further how social policy with regards affects how we live..

Anthropology personal statement
Anthropologist, Eric Wolf noted that anthropology is 'The most scientific of the humanities and the most humanistic of the sciences', this is something I believe to be true about anthropology. The rapid change that has occurred within women's rights is a field that has fascinated me since studying the suffragette movement in A-level History..

Sociology personal statement
There is probably no better feeling than the realisation that, through your own hard work and determination, you have done something that truly made a positive change to the lives of others. When the news broke in August that the leadership of the City of Edinburgh Council intended to close 22 schools and nurseries, including my own, myself and others immediately launched an intense campaign to voice our opposition and attempt to change the precariously balanced Council's decision..

Social Sciences Personal Statement
I am a mature student currently undertaking a SWAP Access to Humanities course at FE college. I enrolled on this particular course with the view that it will help me achieve the skills as well as the qualifications I need to begin my University career this year..

Politics and Sociology personal statement
It was only when I attended a Model United Nations conference that I considered studying Politics. The reason that I had enrolled into the program was because I enjoy public speaking. I was the ambassador for Honduras and a member of the Economic and Social Committee on which we debated income inequality..

Social Science Personal Statement
What makes us human? Are we truly autonomous beings, or are we actually bound tightly by the society and cultural climate that we live in? Or are we, as Satre said, ‘bound to be free?’ I first discovered my interest in the workings of society when I studied the work of social psychologist Philip Zimbardo, as part of my A level Psychology course..

Criminology personal statement
For a number of years I have had more than a passing interest in Criminology, Psychology and Sociology; in particular Criminal Psychology, Neuropsychology, the nature versus nurture debate and the Criminal Justice System..

Social Work personal statement
Having spent the last four years working in the social care field, I have come to realise that my passion lies in helping people who are less advantaged. I am currently taking an access to higher education course to further my ambition to become a social worker..

Sociology Personal Statement
have chosen to apply to study Sociology at Goldsmiths as I have always been passionately interested in the structure of society and how society influences our actions, as these issues are relevant to everyone in daily life..

Social Work personal statement
Social Work is something I have always been interested in, especially working with children and families. Helping people overcome obstacles and difficulties and making the most of themselves is a very rewarding yet challenging career..

Social Work/Sociology Personal Statement
For as long as I can remember, I have always been interested in the interactions of human beings and on a larger scale how human behaviour affects society. I have a particular interest in social care which is an area I believe, cannot be embarked upon lightly..

Sociology and Law personal statement
I have chosen to study a Combined Honours Degree in Sociology and Law as I feel that they are two very compatible combinations, which complement each other well. I believe that taking this degree is appropriate for me as it will help broaden my career options and also provide me with flexibility and variety..

Political Science personal Statement
I have begun my personal statement a number of times, wondering where to start, what to include and what themes will interest whomever reads this, yet one thing that constantly arises – is a genuine interest in culture and ideologies..

Sociology/ Creative Writing personal statement
Prior to beginning Sixth Form, I had not considered sociology as a possible subject for studying at University, but I had decided early in year 12 that it was the subject that I definitely wanted to pursue..

Sociology and sociology and social policy personal statement
I have always been interested in what makes society work and how the actions of individuals affect society as a whole. So when I was given the opportunity to study sociology at A level I jumped at it..

Criminology and Sociology personal statement
Do you never think about what your purpose in life is? Being of a British African background the statistics don't always paint a rosy picture. They display a high level of educational underachievement and criminality..

Sociology personal statement
I have, for a long time, been interested in the inner workings of society: how and why subcultures develop. Also, how political policies shape the direction of society for years and I wonder why people act in the way they do (here, I have sympathy with Robert Owens' view that we are mostly the mere products of our environment), not only how we shape society, but how it shapes and changes us..

Sociology personal statement
I have chosen to study sociology at a higher level as I have always had a keen interest in human interaction and human behaviour. The attraction of this subject is that sociology can be applied to our daily life and therefore is a great importance on us as a society..

Sociology with Criminology personal statement
Society plays a vital part in our lives, providing the norms and values we follow throughout our daily routine. Sociology helps us understand the aspects of society from the seemingly insignificant to those of greatest importance..

Criminology and Criminal Justice personal statement
Crime is a complex and multi-faceted subject that is often dealt with in fairly simplistic terms by the news media. It is easy, therefore, to get a skewed idea of the issues that are at the core of debates around crime; such as the causes, the effects and the best responses..

Sociology and Anthropology personal statement
One of the main reasons why Sociology is of interest to me is that it studies the differences among social groups and in the society around us. I believe it is essential to understand how society works in order to blend with it and be a part of it..

Sociology/Social Policy personal statement
Since starting my A-Level in sociology, I've realised it is a subject I can easily grasp and immerse myself in, and that by pursuing courses based around society, social changes and policies at university, I can further understand and appreciate the inner workings of society and how it can be adapted to meet the ever-increasing diversity of the country we live in..

Sociology personal statement
The inner workings of society have been a topic that has deeply interested me for a long period of time. Issues such as why society is shaped the way it is and why religions have such a major influence on the lives of many were left unanswered until I began my studies in Sociology..

Sociology Personal Statement
Being able to engage and immerse myself in a thought-provoking subject such as Sociology has allowed me to develop a desire to delve even deeper into it at an advanced level. As unpredictable liberated beings, having a means of examining the connections between humans and social organization through Sociology has enabled me to comprehend human behaviour and social stratification; to question rather than accept; allowing me to appreciate the inquisitiveness nature, which I believe is the essence of this subject..

Sociology personal statement (LSE)
Why I Study? The reason that I am applying for the MSc Political Sociology programme at The London School of Economics and Political Science is that I am aiming at acquiring knowledge of politics and sociology, so as to enhance “alter globalization” ideas in Taiwan, even around the world..

Criminology and Sociology personal statement
Sociology first captivated my attention due to the amount of crime being broadcast in our mass media from amplifying deviance. Sociology describes how society shapes behaviour collectively yet we define ourselves as individuals..

Sociology Personal Statement
My life, as well as the lives of others around me, have been constantly dictated to by the social environment and the intricate way in which society has developed and progressed. My interest in Sociology was sparked off at a lecture that was held by the influential author, Owen Jones..

Sociology and Criminology personal statement
Sociology is everywhere. Sociology is unearthing problems in society. It is understanding how the world works. This subject has helped me to understand the society in which I live; as well as a deeper comprehension of people's personalities as well as my own..

Sociology & Anthropology personal statement
The study of Sociology and Anthropology is appealing to me because of the diversity of topics they cover and their relevance to our world today. In an increasingly globalised world, it is important to have a deep understanding of the economic and political institutions that govern, and the cultural backgrounds and values of its citizens..


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