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The Department of Sociology has impressive credentials and a supportive atmosphere, which drives excellence in research and teaching.

Undergraduate students

Choosing your modules

Please see the list of modules below. This list is indicative of the type of module which may be available during your study period. Please note that not all modules are available to exchange and visiting students. If you would like to discuss which modules are appropriate for your level of knowledge, please contact us.

We will contact you during early August or early December (depending on your start date) to discuss your module choices.

Postgraduate students

Our courses will give you an idea of the modules we run:

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements or our postgraduate English language requirements.

Teaching schedule

You can study in our department for the following periods only: 

  • Full academic year 
  • Autummn Term only
  • Autumn/Spring (combined)
  • Spring Term only
  • Spring/Summer (combined)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Examination and assessment

Please see individual module descriptions.

Start your application

Contact us

Dr Tom O'Brien
International Officer
tom.obrien@york.ac.uk

Undergraduate contact
sociology-ug@york.ac.uk

Postgraduate taught contact
sociology-pgt@york.c.uk

Postgraduate research contact
sociology-pgr@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of Sociology

Undergraduate modules

Contact us

Dr Tom O'Brien
International Officer
tom.obrien@york.ac.uk

Undergraduate contact
sociology-ug@york.ac.uk

Postgraduate taught contact
sociology-pgt@york.c.uk

Postgraduate research contact
sociology-pgr@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of Sociology