Professor Imogen Tyler, Head of Department, on what makes our interdisciplinary department special
Diverse. Creative. Changing the world.
Media and Cultural Studies | Social Work | Sociology
In the UK for Sociology
The Guardian University Guide 2022
For Communications and Media Studies
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
In the UK for Social Work
Complete University Guide 2022
Supporting and improving the wellbeing of staff and students
We promote working practices that strive to provide a supportive, caring environment that includes activities, opportunities and time to look after our wellbeing.Find out more on our Wellbeing site
Whatever your background, you can find inspiration, develop new skills and build a community in our diverse courses.
Discover how our world-leading research shifts ways of thinking, engages with diverse communities, and has a significant societal impact.
Digital Media Studio
Our Media and Cultural Studies degrees blend theory and practice, helping students develop flexible critical and creative skills for a changing media landscape. The Digital Media Studio provides access to loanable technology and tools to build and enhance skills in critical (digital) media practices.Digital Media Studio
Experiencing Sociology is a programme for major and combined major undergraduate students studying Sociology. The programme runs alongside the main academic programme of study to support students' personal and career development, as well as their integration into our vibrant department culture.Experiencing Sociology
Social Work at Lancaster
Our social work teaching partnerships demonstrate our commitment to working with employers in order to improve student placements and better prepare students for employment after graduation. The value of this work is reflected in the high regard employers have for our graduates.Social work at Lancaster
Alumni share thoughts on leading like a sociologist
What can you do with a sociology degree? One way of answering that question is to list a series of job roles. But as two public webinars highlighted last term, studying sociology can also contribute to different approaches to careers and leadership across multiple sectors and organisations.
Two Lancaster Professors involved in major report into inequalities for children in the North of England
Lancaster Professors Karen Broadhurst and Uta Papen have contributed to a major new report which paints a stark picture of inequality for children growing up in the North of England compared to those in the rest of the country.