Welcome to the Department of Sociology.
In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise we were ranked joint 6th out of all the Sociology departments in the UK, reflecting our excellence in research and publications and the quality of our research environment
We are also ranked highly for our degree programmes, including:
We have a vibrant and thriving research culture with strengths in a number of fields underpinned by methodological innovation and rigour. Our research is divided into six groupings:
- Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Developments in Methodology
- Identities, Generation and Everyday Life
- Media, Culture and Communication
- Science, Environment and Technologies
Our Degree Programmes:
Postgraduate Taught Degrees:
Postgraduate Research Degrees:
We have a rigorous and successful PhD programme and a thriving community of doctoral students
The Department’s alumni are engaged in a range of professions across the world. Almost 3,000 have registered with Forever Surrey, the University’s graduate network.
90% of the Department’s graduates live in the UK and the remaining 10% live in 51 other countries.
The five most common professions among the Department’s alumni are:
1) Research Officer
3) Senior Lecturer