Department of Sociology

Welcome to the Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey. We are a lively, friendly Department with an international reputation as a centre of excellence in both research and teaching.

Teaching that inspires

We are ranked 1st for criminology by the Guardian University Guide 2019 and top 10 for sociology in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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A different perspective

Dr Christine Hine talks about her online research methods.

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Latest blog posts

30.10.18

Data-walking in Guildford: Final year forays into the sociology of datafication

By Ranjana Das with the students on SOC3078 – Data and the Digital in Platform Societies Last week...

23.10.18

No hard feelings: why environmental scholars can’t afford to dismiss children’s views of the good life

by Anastasia Loukianov, joint CES and Sociology PhD student at the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable...