The School of Sociology and Social Policy is home to a close international community of staff and students, all of whom are seeking to make a difference to society. Our academic teaching and public engagement is informed by our broad and active research programme, through which we examine the economic, environmental, social and cultural challenges faced globally.
As a student within the School of Sociology and Social Policy, you'll be taught by experts who are as passionate about social and political thought as you are. Throughout your time with us, you'll be able to take advantage of our excellent study facilities, personal development opportunities, professional support and more.
A degree from the School of Sociology and Social Policy provides an excellent foundation for work in the public and third sectors with careers in social research, charity organisations, think tanks, or in the private sector in a range of business settings. In recent years our graduates have gone on to work in organisations including the National Centre of Social Research, the World Health Organisation, the NHS, Leeds City Council, The Times of India and Women’s Aid.
An undergraduate degree from the School of Sociology and Social Policy offers you the best possible start to your career, providing you with valuable knowledge, skills and experience that will set you up for a successful future.
At undergraduate level, we specialise in the study of sociology, social policy, racism and diversity, disability, and gender.
Our programmes are flexible, meaning you can choose modules that cross discipline boundaries and develop a degree structure that meets your interests and career aspirations.