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Our top-rated Department of Sociology is one of the best in Europe.
We pride ourselves on the intellectual breadth and diversity of our research and
teaching. Consistently ranked as first in the UK for sociology research, we
ensure our research excellence informs our teaching practice.
We are a large, diverse and friendly department with an excellent reputation
across a number of areas, including sociology, criminology, anthropology,
psychosocial studies, media and culture and humanities.
Why we are unique
Dr Pam Cox, social historian, gives an insight into her research and what inspired her as she developed the new TV series about the hidden lives of servants.
Study with us
Find out about our courses and research study opportunities. Ranked first in the UK in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, we offer an outstanding environment for your studies.
We run a series of short courses covering a wide range of social research methods. Our high quality courses are taught by experts in their fields, either from our University or from our partner organisations.