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The Department of Sociology

  • Sociology at Warwick is consistently ranked at the top of the national league tables and is 10th among UK universities in The Guardian 2017 rankings. We feature among the top 1% of universities for Sociology worldwide, ranking 33rd in the QS World University Rankings 2016.
  • Alongside our academic excellence, we are equally proud of the friendly atmosphere of our Department. You’ll join one of the largest Sociology departments in the country, with over 40 academic members of staff and 80 postgraduates who share a passion for Sociology. We encourage our students to become active members of our lively research community through a busy and exciting programme of seminars and visiting lectures.
  • The latest alumni careers figures show that Sociology postgraduates have advanced into broadcast journalism, social work, environmental campaigning, teaching, writing and research.
Our graduates — destinations include:
  • Gender Specialist, SDPI
  • Climate Change Campaign Officer, World Wide Fund Hong Kong
  • Lecturer in Sociology, University of Bristol
  • Research Analyst, WRAP
  • Research Officer, Youth Sport Trust

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