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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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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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Alumni

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

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Brexit Information

The University is committed to helping staff and students to find accurate information about how Brexit may affect them. Click "Read More" below.

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Research

Our research groups focus on academic study in Theory and Culture, Science and Technology and Politics and Inequality.

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PTSD in the Police

May 15, 2019

High-impact research from the Department of Sociology shows that one in five police officers are suffering from PTSD, many without being fully aware of the conditions they are facing.

Angela Davis in conversation with Jackie Kay

May 10, 2019

On Tuesday 23rd April 2019, Decolonise Sociology hosted an historic meeting between novelist and poet Jackie Kay and civil rights activist Angela Davis at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

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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 2017 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.

We host a variety of events across the year, from seminars to research conferences.

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