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Department of Sociology

Undergraduate study

Student wellbeing

The Department's Student Wellbeing Officer, Lauren Bramley is here to offer one on one information, guidance and support on any issues affecting your wellbeing. The Student Help & Support pages also have lots of information.


Keep up to date with our Department on the Sociology blog which features important departmental updates, research developments from our academic and research staff as well as student contributions.

Postgraduate study


Sociology at York is renowned for its research. In the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the 2021 REF results, we're ranked 4th overall and joint 1st for our real-world impact, we provide a world-class research environment.      

REF 2021 results were announced on 12th May 2022! Read about our achievements here.

Learn more about our cutting edge research and its impressive impact on our research pages. View our extensive past projects in our research archive.