Sociology and Criminology
Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for sociology*. Browse our sociology modules below, and if you’re unsure what to study, follow our top tips for how to choose a module.
Browse our modules
You can see our full list of sociology modules below.
- Class, Culture & Conflict: A View from The Inside
- Drugs, Crime and Deviant Leisure
- A Sociology of Generations and Social Change? From Passive to Active Generations
- Police and Policing
- Police and Policing (Elective)
- Resistance Movements in Conflict & War
- Doing Social Research: working with quantitative data
- Sociology of Globalisation (Aut)
- Victimisation, Social Harm and Justice (Aut)
- Classical Sociological Theory
- Education and Inequality
- Gender, Crime and Justice
- Health across the Lifecourse
- Identity, Violence and Transgression
- Migration and Integration (Spr)
- Punishment and Penology
- Restorative Justice and Desistance
- Doing Social Research: working with qualitative data
- Sociology of Emotions and Mental Health
- The Sociology of Human Rights
- Capitalism, Growth, and Ecological Crisis
- The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment (Aut)
- Carceral Technologies
- Critical Perspectives on Terrorism
- Identity and Interaction
- Migration, Identity, and Home
- Organised Crime from a Global Perspective (Aut)
- The Politics of Race in Europe
- Sociology Research Proposal
- Transcendence, Devotion and Desire
- Spring Semester
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Which school will I study in?
You'll study in the Department of Sociology which is part of the School of Law, Politics and Sociology.
Our academics are experts in topics such as social justice, gender inequalities, identity, health care and migration.
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Our sociology research
Our researchers are influencing and driving public debates and policy developments worldwide. We strive to better understand our world by developing a deeper theoretical understanding, and seek to innovate across sociology, criminology, and numerous interdisciplinary fields.
Our research influences the way we teach, and you learn from academics at the forefront of their fields.
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*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 **(Our campus is nine minutes by train from Brighton & Hove) survey by accommodation providers Student Living by Sodexo. Rankings based on full undergraduate degree at Sussex.