Sociology

Create your own path through our Sociology course 

Sociology at UEA offers a distinctive approach to the study of how society works, how culture and people’s identities are created and change over time, how relationship dynamics work in families, how communities change and how power operates within institutions.

You’ll learn theory and practice and be introduced to provocative issues that allow you to develop your own particular interests and ideas, and think about how the world is and how it can be.

During the course, you can choose to study from a range of specialist modules located within four pathways: 

  • The Sociology of Children and Families

  • Criminology

  • Digital Sociology

  • The Sociology of Social Change

We have a large community of experts in Sociology ranging from social and political theorists, who explore and develop the models by which we understand social processes, to specialists in social policy, social work, education and international development.

We also have applied research expertise across a diverse range of themes covering children and families, contemporary youth culture, digital sociology, criminology, gender, inequality, globalisation and creating social change.

BA

Sociology with a Year Abroad

On this course you’ll develop your understanding of sociology, explore areas you’re already interested in and discover new passions. The course links modules...

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BA

Society, Culture and Media

Imagine a world with no media – no newspapers, broadcasters, mobile phones or tablets, no social media platforms or apps. Would it be anything like the world we...

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BA

Sociology

On this course you’ll develop your understanding of sociology, explore areas you’re already interested in and discover new passions.

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Research

Academic Staff- Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

Academic Staff - Social Work

Academic Staff - Education and Lifelong Learning

Academic Staff - International Development

News and Events

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08 Jul 2021

Broadcast Journalism Degree achieves industry recognition

The University’s new undergraduate degree course, Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism BA, has been awarded professional accreditation by the Broadcast Journalism...

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24 Jun 2021

EU countries relaxed about more distant relationship with UK new academic report finds

The future relationship with the UK is far from the top of the political agenda in EU states a new report from academic think tank UK in a Changing Europe finds.

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11 Jun 2021

India’s national government has inappropriately prioritised people for Covid-19 vaccination

India’s national government has inappropriately prioritised people for covid-19 vaccination, argue doctors and researchers in The British Medical Journal today.

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10 Jun 2021

UEA to lead an international educational hub

UEA has been successful in its application to the British Council’s Education Partnership Initiative, a competitive funding scheme aimed at supporting...

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