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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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Congratulations to Dr Nitzan Peri-Rotem

Apr 21, 2017

Dr Nitzan Peri-Rotem is awarded the post of Lecturer at the University of Exeter!

Dr. Lucy van de Wiel wins Erasmus Research Prize

Apr 13, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Lucy van de Wiel for being awarded prestigious Erasmus Research Prize.

Dr Mwenza Blell Nominated for Teaching Awards

Apr 04, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Mwenza Blell- nominated for Postgraduate Supervisor in the CUSU Student-Lead Teaching Awards.

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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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