The Department of Sociological Studies at Sheffield has an international reputation for research. Our expert staff work closely with organisations in the UK and all around the world. We teach the fundamentals of sociological analysis and research techniques and modules exploring specific areas of policy such as health, welfare, labour and migration. Our graduates are skilled researchers and problem solvers. Their highly developed social and cultural awareness is a valuable asset in any sector. They work for local government, the civil service, charity organisations and the police service. They also go into teaching and of course social work.