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Teaching Brings

6 reasons to study


Prof Ellen Annandale

Welcome to sociology at York. Our research is the most highly rated in the UK (REF 2014) and we consistently score very highly for student statisfaction. At York you will be taught by people who are defining the future of the discipline and dedicated to helping you achieve your very best.

Critical, innovative and relevant, we are recognised internationally for our work in areas as diverse as science and technology, language and interaction, culture and new media, gender and sexualities, health medicine and the body, urban studies and criminology, and much more.

Our teaching and support will provide you with many opportunities to develop your sociological understanding and equip you with skills highly valued by potential employers.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Professor Ellen Annandale, Head of Department

Undergraduate degrees

What our students say

Sara, Sociology BA (Hons), 2nd year

"What a great University this is, I felt that staff members really cared about my academic progress and I could always count on them if I was unsure about something".

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