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Department of Sociology

Undergraduate study

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

The University holds a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Research Excellence Framework (REF)

The Department of Sociology placed first overall in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, with 100% of research impact rated 4*.

Postgraduate study

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Sociology at York

Research

Blog

Keep up to date with our Department on the Sociology blog.

Events and conferences 

Wed
27
May

The pure and the polluted: language politics in post-Apartheid South Africa

Dr Gardner outlines how the structure of racial domination in South Africa’s language politics have continued into the twenty-first century.

Wed
3
Jun

From Blue Skies to Black Swans: Emergency R&D for Ebola, Zika and Coronavirus Diagnostics

A new paradigm of emergency R&D is transforming global health.

Wed
22
Jul

Spelunking 2020: Games, Cultures, Societies

Conference on gaming, its impact on culture and society and the diverse narratives gaming creates.