School of Law, Politics and Sociology

Sociology

Professor Dean Wilson
Head of Department

The Department of Sociology at the University of Sussex is a small research-intensive Department offering high-quality teaching. We see Sociology as a discipline that explains major trends in society and as a distinctive and critical way of thinking about the social world.

The Department offers a comprehensive and innovative undergraduate degree in the field of sociology as well as postgraduate taught courses and doctoral studies. The discipline of Criminology sits within our overarching sociological approach, where we offer single and joint honours degrees in criminology, as well as an MA Criminology and doctoral studies.

Across the Department, our research is world-class, with strengths in medicine and science, gender and inequality, social theory, political sociology, and criminology, violence and transgression. Our faculty are committed to the advancement of sociology and criminology as interdisciplinary and globally oriented social sciences. We welcome students from all over the world.                                     

Our research-led strategy is a major part of our overall policy for growth and for the advancement of sociology and criminology nationally and internationally.

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Key contacts

Head of Department

Professor Dean Wilson
T +44 (0) 1273 872557
E Dean.Wilson@sussex.ac.uk

Course Coordinator

Mrs Linda Cooper
T: +44 (0)1273 678890
E: 
L.Cooper@sussex.ac.uk

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