Department of Sociology
We aim to build a global reputation for offering a distinct brand of policy-oriented sociology, criminology, and media and communication, driven by world-leading methodological innovation. Our work will combat inequalities and champion diversity.
Study with us
We offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, research courses as well as CPD and short courses.
We are widely recognised for our field-defining and conceptually driven empirical research and its pioneering quantitative and qualitative methods work.
We work closely with businesses to give you have the opportunity to become a Professional Training placement provider with us and to train your staff with our host of day courses.
Our staff members
Professor Andrew King
Head of Department of Sociology, Professor of Sociology
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