The Department of Sociological Studies was founded in the 1950s, making it one of the more established social science departments in the UK. We offer students a distinctly interdisciplinary experience, bringing together sociologists, social policy analysts and social workers under one roof.
PhD study at Sheffield
Hear from our current PhD students about their dedicated areas of research, including a case study about the impact of Ghanaian diaspora in the UK and how it affects Ghana's welfare development.
Research at Sheffield
We are committed to the development of our postgraduate research community and provide a range of funding and scholarship opportunities to our PhD students.