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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 course presentations from our Sociology and Social Sciences academics, 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. The presentations and videos are available to watch on demand at any time.

Course presentations

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Facilities

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.

GeoSciences 360 image tour

Videos and vlogs

Social Sciences at Edge Hill combines a supportive atmosphere with cutting-edge modules like Critical Autism Studies or Young People and Social Media.
Sociology student, Eleanor, talks us through her course and her experience as a Social Sciences student at Edge Hill University.
An Edge Hill University student talks about their experience of studying a Childhood & Youth Studies degree.
An Edge Hill University student talks about their experience of studying an Early Childhood Studies degree.
An Edge Hill University student talks about their experience of studying a Sociology degree.
Hear from Caris, who shares her top tips and advice and tells us about why she loves studying Sociology at Edge Hill.
Hear from Caris talking about some of the incredible opportunities and facilities you can benefit from as an Edge Hill student.

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.

Chloe Grundy

BA (Hons) in Childhood & Youth Studies

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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.

Eleanor Rowell

Sociology

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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.

Leona Forde

BA (Hons) Sociology

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Maryam Survey professional image

Studying at Edge Hill has opened my eyes and my mind to a whole range of experiences and ideas that I didn’t expect.

Maryam Survery

BA (Hons) Childhood & Youth Studies

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