79% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent

Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014


We're committed to understanding our global society, protecting the vulnerable and improving people's lives around the world.

Fully funded PhD scholarships

The Department of Sociological Studies has four fully funded PhD scholarships to allocate for entry in 2015.

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Postgraduate winter graduation

Drinks and canapés will be served at INOX Dine on Wednesday 14 January 2015 to celebrate the success of our graduating students.

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Year of success for our award-winning staff

Our tutors and researchers have received accolades for their world-leading research and teaching this year.

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Study with us

Our innovative, research-led approach to learning has been recognised with numerous awards for our staff.

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Our research

From protecting children to empowering an ageing population, our work is driving global policy.

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Working together

Our collaborations are making a difference around the world. We're leading the UK's first multi-disciplinary ageing research programme, the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA).

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