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Prospective Undergraduate Students

Sociology in Cambridge is taught within the context of the Human, Social and Political Sciences Tripos (HSPS), a framework spanning multiple social sciences disciplines, including Sociology, Politics and Social Anthropology.

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Prospective Graduate Students

We foster a lively graduate community in the Department, with a dedicated postgraduate study area, online forums, graduate methods training, and bespoke support available from academic and administrative staff.


Connections that last a lifetime. Academic exploration. Personal development.

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Social Sciences Research Methods Centre (SSRMC)

An interdisciplinary centre providing research methods training to postgraduate students and staff at the University of Cambridge

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Cambridge Undergraduate Quantitative Methods (CUQM)

Dedicated to improving the provision of quantitative methods training to social science and humanities undergraduates at the University of Cambridge.

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Our research groups focus on academic study in Social Theory, Economic and Political Sociology, Media, Culture and New Technologies, Gender, Reproduction and Family Life, Public Health and Biomedicine.

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Cambridge Department of Sociology Ranks Number 1 Again!

May 16, 2017

Cambridge hits the top spot as the best place to study Sociology!

Joint Sociology/Criminology Track within HSPS Tripos

May 12, 2017

We are pleased to announce a new and exciting Sociology-Criminology joint track for students entering the HSPS course from October 2017!

Congratulations to Rin Ushiyama

May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Rin Ushiyama for being awarded Tanaka Junior Research Fellowship in Japanese Studies.

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A World Leader

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Times, and the Independent.


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