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 2013 we ranked 3rd in the UK (The Guardian) and 39th 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
John Urry's latest book - Offshoring, 6 March 2014
Offshoring by John Urry explores the powerful and pervasive worlds that have been generated offshore and the huge challenges these pose both for g ...Read more»
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11 March 2014, STS/GWS Admixtures Seminar Series - Erasing Vanessa: Bisexual Identity, Contested Canonicity and Fan/Creator Interaction Around Pacific Rim