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University of Leeds

University of Leeds

School of Sociology and Social Policy

Student rating
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(4.2) View reviews

Quick info

The campus is really nice. Our union offers a lot of stuff to do, many places to eat and hang out. People are really friendly and lecturers are very nice and will do anything to help you with any problems. Generally leeds is a beautiful place to live!

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
39 / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
20th
Overview

Postgraduate degrees from the School of Sociology and Social Policy are designed not only to increase your knowledge; they also give you the opportunity to amass a range of skills which will be beneficial whatever your ambitions.

This is an exciting time to be studying sociology and social policy. We are living through times of dramatic change on a national and international scale, as economic, environmental, social and cultural challenges mount. We are passionate about inspiring our students and researchers to have a real impact on these issues and people’s lives.

Choosing Leeds means joining a thriving postgraduate community, connecting you to fellow students and postgraduate researchers from across the UK and the globe, bringing a wealth of new perspectives to your studies.

You'll benefit from excellent study facilities, personal development support, a range of clubs and societies, sports and fitness facilities, and volunteering programmes.

Our campus is just a 10-minute walk from Leeds city centre – a vibrant city which boasts a reputation as a student-friendly location. At the heart of Yorkshire, Leeds hosts a mix of culture, entertainment, and stunning local countryside, so there is something to suit everyone’s tastes. 

The University of Leeds is part of the prestigious Russell Group of research-led universities in the UK.

Find out more about the University of Leeds.

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2021 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

98 % FULL-TIME
2% PART-TIME
91 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
9% MATURE STUDENTS
72 % UNDERGRADUATE
28% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2021

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2021 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

26,110
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes
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Student rating ( 4.2 ) 1634 reviews

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Where you'll study

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane Leeds LS2 9JT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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