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.

Postgraduate Welcome to York 2014



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Events and Conferences


Excavating Deep History:Establishing and Circulating Knowledge of Human Origins

A workshop examining the development of methodologies in archaeology and palaeoanthropology

Prospective students

Sociology @ York Video

Criminology @ York Video

Current Students