Top 10 in the UK

We are delighted to be ranked top 10 in the UK for Social Policy (The Complete University Guide, 2020)

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Sociology and Social Policy undergraduate

Undergraduate degrees

We're living in times of dramatic social, political and economic change, nationally, internationally and globally. Studying a social science degree couldn't be more exciting or timely. Your time as a student in the School of Sociology and Social Policy will bring together the knowledge, skills, connections, experience and confidence that you need to succeed after graduation.

Enhance your experience

Your time at Leeds will involve much more than your academic studies. We offer a broad range of opportunities that will complement or expand your degree, helping you develop your skills and gain important life experience.

Top 100

in the world for sociology

ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking, 2019

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Clubs and societies

Leeds University Union offers over 300 clubs and societies to help you love your time at Leeds.

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Carys Eaglestone
Student | BA Sociology
“In my second year I was social and sports secretary for the School's society 'SocSoc'. I started a netball team to play in the intramural league against other courses. It also involved organised social activities to bring together all year groups.”

Studying with us

A great educational experience should be one that inspires. At Leeds we aim to inspire you with a cutting edge curriculum, delivered by academic experts who have a wealth of professional and research experience.

Top 10

most targeted by leading employers

High Fliers Survey, 2019

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Careers

We'll support you to plan your future from your first day studying with us.

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96%

of graduates were in work or further study within 6 months

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, 2018

Top 10

in the Russell Group for student satisfaction in sociology

National Student Survey, 2019

Top 10

in the UK for Social Policy

The Complete University Guide, 2020