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Interested in why humans think and behave so differently? Understand the world around you by studying sociology and social sciences.

Sociology and social sciences at Edge Hill University combines a supportive atmosphere with cutting-edge modules like Critical Autism Studies and Youth Offending. And there are a whole range of career paths to explore, from childcare practice and family support, to community development and the criminal justice system. Or you may wish to pursue further study in areas like social work and teaching. Learn about the world with us and discover your place in it.

Ask a question

The Virtual Offer Holder Day is your chance to connect with someone who can answer your questions about sociology and social sciences at Edge Hill University. No question is too big or small. Whether you want to find out about your module options or discuss your future at Edge Hill. We are on hand to help.


Sociology and social sciences is part of Edge Hill University’s Department of History, Geography and Social Sciences and you will be located in the Geosciences building.

At the foot of a lake, the GeoSciences building is your base on campus. As well as easy access to your tutors, facilities include our specialist laboratories, covering physical geography, geology and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

Explore the facilities


Connect with current students

Join a group chat with our current students from your subject area. Chat to our students and connect with some of the other applicants with an offer to study at Edge Hill this year.


Discover Edge Hill

Take a Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in our campus with the virtual tour. Explore the buildings from your own home. Get a feel for our learning, living, and leisure spaces and roam the halls of our iconic buildings.

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