Department of Sociology
Warwick ranked 7th in Research Excellent Framework 2014
The University of Warwick is thrilled to have held 7th place in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF).
The REF is run by the UK’s Higher Education Funding Councils, to assess the quality of UK research and to inform the distribution of public funds for research for the next six years
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Warwick is ranked 7th in UK universities targeted by the largest number of the UK's top employers in 2013-14
96% of students agreed that staff are good at explaining things and that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching
We're ranked 23rd in the world's Sociology departments
You'll be taught by staff recognised globally as scholars and advisers on public policy.
Have you been offered a place to study with us in 2015? Book your place on one of our upcoming open days to find out more about your chosen course, meet current staff and students from the Department, take a tour of campus, and get advice on student accommodation and finance.
Make sure you take a look at our offer-holder webpages for extra advice on everything from choosing your halls of residence to what to expect during your first week of studies.
Do you have a background in mathematics, but like the idea of studying sociology? You can now choose a degree course completely unique to the University of Warwick. 2014 will see the launch of our new undergraduate programme, BA in Sociology and Quantitative Methods, for those with an interest in using surveys and statistics to delve into the social sciences.
The Department is pleased to announce the launch of 14 brand new MA modules! And for the first time, we’re offering a glance at our module webpages before you join, so that you can get a feel for the kind of material you’ll be able to choose from once you arrive.
Take a look at what we have to offer
MYPLACE is an EC funded project, which sits within our Culture, Media, and Creativity Research Cluster. It explores how young people’s social participation is shaped by the shadows (past, present and future) of totalitarianism and populism in Europe.