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1st

In the UK for Social Work

Guardian University Guide 2019

4th

For Media and Cultural Studies

Times and Sunday Times 2019

2nd

For Sociology

Complete University Guide 2020

Professor Imogen Tyler, Head of Department, on what makes our interdisciplinary department special

Study

Whatever your background, you can find inspiration, develop new skills and build a community in our diverse courses.

Research

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.

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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.

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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.

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