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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.

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

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Excellence in Teaching

Dr Mónica Moreno-Figueroa Pilkington Teaching Prize Winner and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, explains why it is important to study Sociology and how she helps her students to engage with the course at Cambridge.

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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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Welcome to Cambridge!

Aug 18, 2017

Have you been accepted into Cambridge? Why not connect with us before you arrive to help you prepare for the exciting journey ahead?!

Precarious scheduling in the UK

Aug 16, 2017

The most recent data suggests 4.6 million people in the UK experience precarious scheduling 3.9 million more than those on zero hour contracts.

PRIVMORT Launches New Website

Aug 09, 2017

Research project PRIVMORT (Privatisation and Mortality in Eastern Europe) launches its new website today...

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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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