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Undergraduate Sociology and Social Policy

Why study Sociology and Social Policy at UEL? 

  • Student satisfaction - Our students rated us top of all London's modern universities for Learning Resources - including access to journals, 24hr library service and much more (National Student Survey 2016).
  • Outstanding research - Our research is outstanding. We were the top-ranked modern university in London and the second modern university in England for sociology research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework – the national review of higher education research that is conducted every six years.
  • Employability - Our graduates leave with the desired analytical, writing, data interpretation and organisational skills that make them standout in today’s competitive job market. 100% of our students are in work and/or further study within just six months of graduating (DLHE). 

  • Brilliant location - Our east London location puts us at the heart of an extraordinary regeneration programme. So much is happening here and at such breakneck speed so it’s the perfect place to apply sociological theory to real-life issues and policy dilemmas.
  • Your future - Our courses have a strong focus on your future career. We encourage and support you to undertake valuable work placements, making you particularly attractive to potential employers.
  • Expert teaching staff - Our lecturers are innovative, experimental and well known for their ground-breaking research. This ensures our course modules are taught by leading experts in the field.