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As you can see, sociology embraces the whole range of human activities, making it a very wide field of study. Whether you are studying sociology at A-level, hoping to furtheryour studies at university or you’re simply curious about sociology, we hope this booklet has opened your mind to the many opportunities out there for sociologists and shown how asociological outlook can help you make yourmark in a highly competitive market place.

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Our website ( has a dedicated section for people thinking of studying sociology. Here you will find a link to the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) site, where you can search for sociology courses either as a single subject or in combination with others. Around 40 British universities have sociology departments and many more teach sociology courses, so if you want to study in the UK you have plenty of choice.

In studying sociology, you are welcomed into a community of like-minded people who are fascinated with how we work as humanbeings. Generations of students have found that sociology makes them look at the world in new ways and this is why so many of us feel so passionately about it – and why the subject is still pioneering after more than 100 years

Where can I study Sociology?


1. Aberdeen, University of
2. Abertay Dundee, University of
3. Anglia Ruskin University
4. Aston University, Birmingham


5. Bangor University
6. Bath, University of
7. Bath Spa University
8. Bedfordshire, University of
9. Birmingham, University of
10. Birmingham City University
11. Blackburn College
12. Bournemouth University
13. Bradford, University of
14. Brighton, University of
15. Bristol, University of
16. Brunel University
17. Buckinghamshire New University
18. Bury College


19. Cambridge, University of
20. Canterbury Christ Church University
21. Cardiff University
22. Central Lancashire, University of
23. Chester, University of
24. City University London
25. Coventry University


26. De Montfort University
27. Derby, University of
28. Durham University


29. East London, University of
30. Edge Hill University
31. Edinburgh, University of
32. Edinburgh Napier University
33. Essex, University of
34. Exeter, University of


35. Farnborough College of Technology


36. Glasgow, University of
37. Glasgow Caledonian University
38. Gloucestershire, University of
39. Goldsmiths, University of London
40. Greenwich, University of


41. Huddersfield, University of
42. Hull, University of


43. Keele University
44. Kent at Canterbury, University of
45. Kingston University


46. Lancaster University
47. Leeds, University of
48. Leeds Metropolitan University
49. Leicester, University of
50. Liverpool, University of
51. Liverpool Hope University
52. Liverpool John Moores University
53. London Metropolitan University
54. London School of Economics
55. London South Bank University
56. Loughborough University


57. Manchester, University of
58. Manchester Metropolitan University
59. Middlesex University


60. Newcastle University
61. Newham College London
62. Northampton, University of
63. Northumbria University
64. Norwich City College of Further and Higher Education
65. Nottingham, University of
66. Nottingham Trent University


67. Oxford Brookes University


68. University Centre Peterborough
69. Plymouth University
70. Portsmouth, University of


71. Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
72. Queen’s University, Belfast


73. Roehampton University
74. Royal Holloway, University of London


75. Salford, University of
76. Sheffield, University of
77. Sheffield Hallam University
78. South Devon College
79. South Wales, University of
80. Southampton, University of
81. St Mary’s University College
Twickenham, London
82. Staffordshire University
83. Stirling, University of
84. University Campus Suffolk
85. Sunderland, University of
86. Surrey, University of
87. Sussex, University of


88. Teesside University


89. Ulster, University of


90. Warwick, University of
91. West Anglia, College of
92. West of England, Bristol, University of
93. West of Scotland, University of
94. Westminster, University of
95. Winchester, University of
96. Wolverhampton, University of
97. Worcester, University of


98. York, University of

Information provided by UCAS. Course providers and availability correct at time of print.

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