Autumn Open Day 2022

Saturday 8 October

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Confirmation 2022

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Top 10 in the UK

We're ranked 9th in the UK for sociology and 8th for social policy in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

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Link to Leeds gives international students the opportunity to talk directly to some of our current international students

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School of 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.

You can also combine the study of sociology with a range of other subjects as part of the cross-disciplinary BA Liberal Arts degree.

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 10

in the UK for sociology and social policy

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

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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.


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

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Top 10

in the UK for social policy and administration

Guardian University Guide 2022

Top 20

in the UK for sociology and social policy

The Complete University Guide, 2023

Top 10

in the UK for sociology and social policy

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022