With our long and respected tradition in both teaching and research, the Department of Sociology at the University of Leicester is the perfect training ground for future thinkers. Our postgraduate programmes reflect our diverse research passions, each of our staff have detailed information about their research areas on their staff pages. Our courses offer numerous career opportunities and our alumni have achieved success in a variety of fields.
Our Postgraduate Community
We pride ourselves on being a small and friendly department which is able to offer you the supportive environment you need in order to excel on your chosen course.
As well as the large university-wide postgraduate community, as a department we also encourage an active postgraduate community.
We run regular reading groups and social events which both masters and research students are welcome to attend.
We also encourage our students to attend all departmental events, such as conferences and seminars.