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Professor Chris Grover, Head of Department, on what makes our interdisciplinary department special

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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 and resilience 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.

Read about our past research: Sociology Department Research Archive

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

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


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