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Welcome to the Department of Sociology at the University of York. Sociology at York is ranked 1st in the UK for research quality by the recent major Research Excellence Framework review (REF 2014). 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

Thu
1
Sep

Death and Culture Conference

How can we, as academics, understand cultural responses to mortality? Is every response to death – over time and over place - uniquely personal or essentially the same?

Tue
11
Oct

CA skills-training course on Repair (3 days)

Pre-requisites: Developing Conversation Analytic Skills 1 and 2 (Turn-taking and Sequence Organisation)

Tue
18
Oct

CA skills-training course on Word Selection (3 days)

This course is one of two – on word selection and repair – designed to provide further core training in conversation analysis (CA).

Prospective students

Sociology @ York Video

Criminology @ York Video

In 2012, York celebrated 800 years of being a self-governing city. Watch the video to see how York has developed into a vibrant, exciting place to live, work and study

Current Students