Sociology part of the degree covers both traditional and most recent concerns of sociological study e.g. social stratification, social mobility, education, health, the family and religion. Religious Studies may complement this through seeking a deeper understanding of a number of world religions both ancient and modern, examining their underpinning theology and cosmology. Each of the subject areas has its own theoretical underpinning and academic conventions and the study of both disciplines provides a valuable opportunity to develop more versatile skills and perspectives, as well as an appreciation of interdisciplinary connections. Graduates are well prepared for a range of occupations and their particular knowledge and skills are increasingly relevant to careers paths as advice worker, youth and social work, charity officer, archivist and counsellor. With further study leading onto teaching (primary and secondary subjects such as citizenship, cultural studies and R.E.).