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Department of Sociology

Information for prospective students

The Department conducts theoretically informed empirical research on ‘live’ social issues and train the next generation of social researchers in classical and contemporary methods of social research. We provide research-led teaching supported by IT facilities including a continually updated virtual learning environment, access to the University of London Library and interdisciplinary seminars, workshops and conferences.  We achieved the highest judgement of 'broad confidence' in our teaching and learning strategy in the most recent QAA Developmental Engagement.

Degree studies in Goldsmiths Sociology offer a critical understanding of society and expertise in social research, and our students have gone on to make use of their sociological skills and understanding in careers in, for example, public administration, arts organizations, health and welfare services, media, marketing and advertising, business, journalism, charities, non-governmental organizations and more.

The following links take you to the College on-line prospectus.

For more details, please e-mail sociology (@gold.ac.uk).

Undergraduate programmes

Postgraduate programmes

MPhil and PhD programmes



Content last modified: 14 Oct 2013

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