Sociology and Social Sciences at Edge Hill 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. We’re 2nd in the North West for learning resources (National Student Survey 2022 – Sociology, social policy and anthropology).
On this page you’ll find 360 tours of our facilities, videos and features to give you an insight into what it’s like to study Sociology and Social Sciences at Edge Hill.
Social Sciences students are based in the Geosciences building. The contemporary facilities combine with a friendly and supportive learning environment to ensure that your studies are a rich and rewarding experience.
The Geosciences building features a large lecture theatre, small group teaching rooms, IT facilities and smaller tutorial spaces. There is also a large social area which encourages a more informal and interactive style of learning.
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What our students think
While studying in Denmark has definitely been the highlight of this degree, I have found the whole of my university experience to be very positive.
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Sociology at Edge Hill University is an enlightening and fascinating course which provides endless opportunities for growth, development and expanding interests.
SociologyView student profile
I am a firm believer that everyone should study social sciences. It provides you with knowledge about society, allows you to think about life and definitely makes you a better individual.
BA (Hons) SociologyView student profile
Studying at Edge Hill has opened my eyes and my mind to a whole range of experiences and ideas that I didn’t expect.
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