About Sociology at Leicester

Sociology at Leicester is part of the School of Media, Communications and Sociology in the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

Our reputation for linking high quality teaching and research is well-recognised and contributes to a rich learning environment. We are committed to academic excellence, intellectual diversity, good teaching and ensuring that your student experience is not only interesting and challenging in its own right but also provides a vital foundation for future employment.

We make use of teaching methods that encourage independent learning in a supportive environment and in an atmosphere of mutual respect. We are an open and friendly department, and our degree programmes are designed to meet the needs of a very diverse group of students and to help them to develop their own interests and talents.