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NEW for 2019 - Sociology MA
Now open for applications for September 2019 entry, the Sociology MA offers students opportunities to immerse themselves in established and emergent ideas in the discipline and to engage in debates about the most pressing sociological challenges in the social world.Find out more>
Why choose Sociological Studies at Sheffield?
We recently spoke to Chloe, one of our current Sociology BA students and the president of the Sociology Society (SocSoc), about how she has found her experience studying at Sheffield so far and why she chose to study with us in the Department of Sociological Studies.Read her testimonial here>
Sheffield sociology courses ranked UK's number 2 in the Guardian University Guide 2019
The Department of Sociological Studies is celebrating the news that undergraduate sociology courses at the University of Sheffield have risen to number two nationally in the Guardian University Guide 2019.Find out more>