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
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In the UK for Sociology
The Guardian University Guide 2022
For Communications and Media Studies
Complete University Guide 2023
In the UK for Social Work
Times Good University Guide 2022
In the world for Sociology
QS World University subject ranking 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 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.
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
Webinar provides insight on keeping families together after care proceedings
More than 600 people took part in a webinar, hosted by Lancaster University and the Public Law Working Group on supervision orders, to gain an insight on parental perspectives on care proceedings, supervision orders and care at home orders.
‘An open wound’ – study reveals scars on EU migrants in post-Brexit Britain
A new picture of EU migrants living in post-Brexit Britain, presented by experts from the University of Birmingham and Lancaster University, reveals the enduring scars that leaving the EU has left on its citizens living in the UK.
Desire for son in Nepal may impact on girls’ health and wellbeing – new study
The desire for a son could mean Nepali mothers stop breastfeeding infant daughters sooner, says new research from Lancaster University. And this shorter breastfeeding time is linked to a greater risk of death for Nepali infants in the study.
New study provides insight on Brits living in the EU post Brexit
A new picture of Britons living in the EU post-Brexit flags the ‘deep transformation’ that has come with the removal of freedom of movement. This first major insight, by Lancaster University and the University of Birmingham, into British citizens living in the EU after Brexit, reports on responses to the ‘Migration and Citizenship after Brexit’ survey.