Our course provides you with the most up-to-date understanding of social theories, rigorous research methods and key social phenomena, including migration, gender, health, new media, youth and crime and nationalism. Sociologists study all aspects of social life including: How do families, economies, health-care, immigration, media, religious beliefs and organisations change? How do these changes affect individuals’ lives and societies? How are the details of our everyday life influenced by societal structures and processes? Why are some groups in society denied respect and opportunities? How did such inequalities emerge? Why did people in the past take certain beliefs for granted, such as ‘a woman’s place is in the home’? Are there equally questionable beliefs that we take for granted today? Many key texts on Sociology reading lists are written by our lecturers, and we are as passionate about teaching as we are about conducting internationally excellent research. The unique advantage of the Loughborough Sociology course is that it is located in an interdisciplinary Department. You can complement your studies with criminology and social policy, social psychology, and media and communications modules throughout the three years.