Welcome to the Department of Sociology

Students in a tutorial (c) John Houlihan

Smart 'phone with montage of applications

Daryl Martin lecturing (c) John Houlihan

Piccadilly Circus (c) Roger Butler-Ellis 2010

Welcome to the Department of Sociology at the University of York.  With impressive credentials and a supportive atmosphere, our innovative Department is driven by excellence in both research and teaching.



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Events and Conferences


BSA Yorkshire MedSoc Group Event

The meeting is open to researchers, academics and postgraduate students. But we also welcome anyone who has an interest in the sociology of health and illness.

Prospective students

Sociology @ York Video

Criminology @ York Video

Current Students