Undergraduate courses

We combine a range of established and innovative approaches to teaching - from lectures, seminars and workshops, to research projects, online discussions, presentations and written work - to equip you with the tools you need to become confident, critical thinkers and problem solvers.

Top 5 in the UK

Sociology and media studies are ranked in the top 5 for overall satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023

6th in the UK

Ranked 6th in the UK and top 50 in the world for sociology in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023.

6th in the UK

Ranked 6th for criminology in the Guardian University Guide 2024

*Measured by % positivity based on Q1-24 for all institutions listed in the Guardian University Guide League Tables.

Graduate outcomes

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The Graduate Outcomes survey 2023 found that 92% of Surrey Sociology undergraduates are in work or further education.*

This is the largest survey of employment and further study outcomes for UK graduates. 

*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.

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Scholarships and bursaries

Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.

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