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Sociology

Sociology

From influencing policy to examining power, inequalities and citizenship in the world around us, at Newcastle we are committed to changing society for the better.

Addressing society’s biggest challenges

Look beyond the everyday to challenge and understand social life. We help you to explore human relationships, cultures and institutions to understand the social world we live in and how it shapes our lives.

At Newcastle you study the most up-to-date theories in sociology supported by expert staff at the forefront of sociological research.

Tailor your degree to your interests with flexible module choices covering a variety of specialisms.

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Find your place in the world

Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence, and we were awarded a Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.