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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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Alumni

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


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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Research

Our research groups focus on academic study in Theory and Culture, Science and Technology and Politics and Inequality. Prospective Visiting Scholars should enquire with Professor Patrick Baert.

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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.

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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