Sociology at Leicester
The Department of Sociology at Leicester is one of the most prominent and influential in the country. It was ranked 8th= out of 88 institutions in The Guardian University Guide 2014 with 92% of students satisfied with their courses. Leicester itself has been ranked top 20 (out of well over 100 institutions) for the last five years. [Click on this link for more details]
Leicester was one of the first departments of sociology to be established in Britain, and has a long and well-respected tradition both in teaching and research. There are few branches of the discipline in which it has not had some influence.
- BA Sociology
- MA Contemporary Sociology
- MSc Social Research
- Research Degrees (PhD and PhD by Distance Learning)
Our aim is to continue our outstanding record by engaging in sociological research in a wide range of topics.