We were one of the very first universities to teach sociology in the UK and we have a long and well-respected tradition both in teaching and research. Our courses provide a thorough and exciting grounding in key areas of sociological analysis, theory and research.

Sociology at Leicester is part of the School of Media, Communication and Sociology.

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Learn more about us, find out about our commitment to Athena SWAN, and see our contact details to get in touch with our team.

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Find out how to stay connected with the Department after graduation, and learn about some of our graduate's career paths.

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"In lectures and seminars we are encouraged to share our views and opinions. Being able to shape our own learning is truly amazing."