Department of Sociological Studies
We are committed to developing knowledge to address inequalities and promote new understandings that support social change. By bringing together expertise in sociology, social policy, social work and digital society, our world-leading research and teaching has a direct impact on people and policy.
Why study Sociological Studies at Sheffield?
Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield
Our world-leading research shapes our teaching, so you're always challenged and up to date. Click the video to see why current students such a varied, interdisciplinary teaching experience.
I have learned that university is not about working 24/7. It’s about meeting new people, trying new things and developing as a person
Robin Todd Graduate, BA Sociology
Robin felt nervous and reserved at the beginning of his university journey. Throughout his undergraduate studies however, Robin grew in confidence and went on to become a trusted Student Ambassador for the Department of Sociological Studies, who was passionate about ensuring that Open Day talks became as inclusive as possible for all prospective students who may be nervous about taking the next step to university life.
I'm proud to have achieved my goal of becoming a freelance journalist. I'm privileged to be able to write articles that are of interest to me
Salma Haidrani Graduate, BA Sociology
Salma has gone on to achieve great success as a freelance journalist since graduating with a degree in Sociology. Here, she shares her story with us.
Offering a unique approach to the study of Sociology, Social Policy and Digital Sociology, we ensure that our high quality teaching gives you a valued qualification that prepares you for your future. Our academics' outstanding research feeds directly into your course, giving you a wider range of options to study.
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