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 2015 we were ranked the 27th Department for Sociology internationally and 8th in Europe (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.
Social Work at Lancaster has been rated 1st in the UK by the Complete University Guide (2016).
See our undergraduate, masters and PhD pages for information about courses, scholarships and bursaries.
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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Social Work ranked 1st in The Complete University Guide 2016, 30 April 2015
Lancaster University's Social Work degree has been ranked 1st nationally out of 77 UK universities in the Complete University Guide for 2016 ...Read more»
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5 June 2015, Making Mobilities: At the Intersections of Wearables and Mobilities Research