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.
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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News and forthcoming events
5th Annual Postgraduate Science and Technology Studies Conference, 13 April 2015
The Department of Sociology and the Centre for Science Studies at Lancaster University hosted the 5th annual postgraduate science and technology studi ...Read more»
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6 May 2015, Mobilities Reading Group