This course will provide you with a grounding in the core concepts of Sociology. You will develop skills in social research and explore a range of important social issues. The course covers a wide range of topics including families, activism and protest, social media, globalisation, inequalities, anthropology and celebrity.
GoldIn the Teaching Excellence Framework Also Top 5 in the UK (THE ranking, broad-based universities)
Top 3in England for overall Student Satisfaction NSS 2019 (broad-based universities)
97%of research world leading, or of international importance Research Excellence Framework, 2014
"Sociology at Keele focuses on both a wider, global, contemporary context as well as a British historical context." - read more about James Hocking
"I now work as Communications Manager for BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing" - read more about Stephen Barber
"Winning the Ronnie Frankenberg Prize for my dissertation was one of the proudest moments of my life." - read more about Chloe Dawson
"Sociology at Keele appealed to me because of the variety of topics covered by modules and the breadth of research conducted by the sociology department, both of which have helped to make my time at Keele an enjoyable experience" - read more about Megan Hilditch
"For my study abroad experience I travelled to New Orleans" - read more about Daryl Deal
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