Our world faces unprecedented challenges, from the climate crisis, to rising inequality; from the automation of people’s jobs by computers and artificial intelligence, to a civil society divided by questions of what is true or false. There has never been a more pressing need for people to understand how society works, how people and groups interact, and how our social structures and institutions affect our everyday lives.
If you want to study a subject that employers respect, and that can make a difference in the world, then Kent Sociology is for you. We offer one the most cutting-edge Sociology programmes in the UK, where you will be taught by world-class experts researching the most pressing issues facing society today.
Study Sociology at Kent and gain a contemporary understanding of the key issues facing society today, and where we might be headed in the future; concepts and theories which help you to understand social structures and how they affect daily life from a variety of perspectives; training in research methods that allow you to collect, understand, analyse and interpret different kinds of data; a critical orientation which empowers you with the skills to identify and solve problems, think creatively, and present and write effectively.
Sociology at Kent gives you the tools to understand society, social problems, and social change in order to make a positive difference in the world. You’ll learn to identify and solve problems, think creatively, and present and write effectively.