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How To Apply

Applications are made via the Graduate Admissions only. Informal applications to the Department cannot be considered.

We recommend that potential applicants take the time to familiarise themselves with the material on the Graduate Admissions web pages in the first instance. This page only provides advice for students applying to a Sociology graduate course.

The application is done online via the Applicant Portal. Supporting documents are uploaded to this. Please do not send supporting documents to the Department.

Course application deadlines apply as given by Graduate Admissions.



Eligibility and Supporting Documents

Nominating a supervisor and interviews

Fees and Funding

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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