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Welcome to our new students!
Intro Week starts on 19 September 2016 for our new students. We have a number of induction events planned to give you a taste of the facilities and opportunities in the Department of Sociological Studies.Read more on Intro Week>
The transformation of traditional post-mortem
The ‘End of or Start of Life’ project is examining the impact of visual MRI technology on traditional foetal and neonatal autopsy.Find out more>
Students put sociology into practice with new placement module
We are delighted to be offering a new placement module to final year undergraduate students that will enhance their experience and employability in preparation for the world of work.Find out more>