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Postgraduate Sociology

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With impressive credentials and a supportive atmosphere, our innovative Department is driven by excellence in both research and teaching. We are known for our creative approach towards the discipline and for our world-leading work in the areas of culture, crime, health, interaction, gender and sexuality, science, technology, and media. 

We have a vibrant international research culture which translates directly into our postgraduate degrees. Our courses are designed to be lively and imaginative whilst also providing you with skills that will be of use to you when you graduate. The department offers its own research-based MA as well as taught Masters courses.

Our taught Masters courses

Why study Sociology at York

Creative and research-led teaching

Our staff are world-leading experts, and this translates directly to our postgraduate teaching.


Gain skills in digital social research and management that are highly valued by employers.

Masters Taster Day

13 March 2024, 1pm to 5pm GMT

Get a taste of why so many people love living and learning at the University of York. Join us on 13 March to:

  • check out our campus
  • meet your academic department
  • speak to our student services teams
  • hear postgraduate presentations.

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