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
- Criminology and Social Research (MA)
- Culture, Society and Globalisation (MA)
- Social Media and Interactive Technologies (MSc)
- Social Media and Management (MSc)
- Social Media and Social Research (MA)
Our research degrees
Why study Sociology at York
Ranked 1st for research impact and 4th in the UK for research overall according to the Times Higher Education's ranking of the latest REF results (2021).
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.