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Department of Sociology


Why study Sociology at Warwick?

  • You will spend three years at one of the UK’s top Sociology departments. We consistently score highly in the national and international league tables. We are ranked 33rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2016 and we’re in the top ten UK Sociology departments in The Guardian University Guide 2017.
  • An outstanding provider of teaching and learning, we provide a first-rate environment for cutting-edge research. Our undergraduate programmes are designed and informed by high-calibre scholars, producing arguments, theories and ideas that are published and discussed around the world. We encourage our students to become active members of this lively research culture.
  • Our staff work on a variety of topical issues – e.g. social theory, youth culture, media, health, population, ethnicity, gender, international development, education and science. All students who enrol on the single honours Sociology degree have a choice of graduating with a Specialism (see the course page for a full list of specialisms).


Sociology (L300)

Sociology and Quantitative Methods (52L8)

Student Blogs

Melissa Fletcher, Sociology

Related Degrees

History and Sociology (VL13)

Law and Sociology (4 years) (ML13)

Politics and Sociology (LL23)

Sociology and Global Sustainable Development (L3L8)

Department Contact Details

Department of Sociology

+44 (0)24 765 24771