Generic, transferable and employability skills

Active listening
Communication skills
Creativity, including use of photography/video for data collection and presentation
Critical thinking
Emotion management
Project management
Time management
Verbal and written communication
Working collaboratively with others


Professional and Subject-specific skills

Analyse data qualitatively and quantitatively
Apply sociological theories to practical settings
Appraise evidence critically
Develop and refine a research question
Dissemination to public and media
Evaluating complex information
Gather data using a range of tools
Mapping local social ecosystem
Public speaking
Report writing


 Skills specific to work in applied sociology

Financial management
Interacting with media
Negotiation and arbitration
Partnership building
Pitching a proposal to a client verbally and in writing
Presentation of findings to clients
Running a small business
Use of social media for professional purposes