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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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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 - Dr Stuart Hogarth

Jun 24, 2016

From September, Dr Stuart Hogarth will join the Sociology Department as University Lecturer in Sociology of Science and Technology.

Dr Hazem Kandil - ProFutura Scientia Fellow

Jun 23, 2016

Dr Hazem Kandil has been appointed to the CRASSH ProFutura fellowship, from 2017-20.

Jo Cox MP (1974-2016)

Jun 22, 2016

The Sociology Department is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of Jo Cox (née Leadbeater). Our thoughts are with Jo's family at this difficult time.

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World Leaders

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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