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
Andrew Sayer's Latest Book - Why We Can't Afford the Rich, 27 October 2014
As inequalities widen and the effects of austerity deepen, the wealth of the rich has soared in many countries. Over the last three decades the rich ...Read more»
13.00-14.00: Extraterrestrial Promises and Social Futures