Lancaster Sociology is a world-leading Department for teaching and research in Sociology, Media & Cultural Studies, Gender & Women's Studies, Science Studies and Social Work.
In 2014 we ranked 3rd in the UK (The Guardian) and 26th top Department for Sociology on the planet (QS World University Rankings).
Sociology, media & cultural studies
Study for a degree with leading academics in the fields of Sociology, Media and Cultural Studies.
We have an amazing research culture for MA and PhD students, with 80 PhD students studying with us from around the world and a highly structured programme of research training.
Study for a professional qualification in Social Work in our cutting edge Social Work programmes.
See our undergraduate, masters and PhD pages for information about courses, scholarships and bursaries.
Social Work at Lancaster has been rated 5th in the UK by the Guardian 2013.
Lancaster Academy for Advanced Social Work
Information about continuing professional development (CPD), short courses and postgraduate qualifications for qualified social workers.
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News and forthcoming events
Corinne May-Chahal elected Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, 18 March 2014
Professor Corinne May-Chahal has been elected an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. She becomes the fourth Academician in the Department o ...Read more»
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28 April 2014, Care about sharing your medical records? Public meeting