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TOP UK Universities Rankings for Sociology 2021


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TOP UK Universities Rankings for Sociology 2021

The ranking of the best universities in Britain in the field of sociology was created to inform applicants about the best practices in studying sociology in this country. Choosing a British university to study in this field will be the foundation for a successful career in the international community.

With the advent of new methods of data processing, sociology is experiencing an upsurge - interest in science itself, in the opportunities that it opens up, is growing every day. The holder of a diploma in sociology can find application for his knowledge and skills:

  • Opinion research centers conducting polls on social and political topics, marketing research
  • In the sociological and analytical departments of large campaigns
  • In consulting and marketing agencies
  • In organizations and departments involved in personnel training and development.

UK universities have developed a variety of relevant courses in sociology. They will determine the direction of future research: modern sociological theories, social anthropology, political sociology, economic sociology.

The institutes and departments of sociology of British universities are equipped with the latest educational equipment, have modern laboratories, research centers where students work together with university researchers and eminent scientists. The famous atmosphere of British universities will help to reveal the abilities of each student, to choose a field for applying strength.

Rank Institution Entry Standards Student Satisfaction Research Quality Research Intensity Graduate Prospects Overall Score
1 Cambridge 198   2.98 0.93 84 100
2 Bristol 153 4.31 3.07 1 78 93
3 London School of Economics 156 3.9 3.12 0.92 81 92.3
4 Exeter 152 4.06 2.99 1 79 92.2
5 Bath 142 4.02 3.23 0.76 83 91.8
6 Edinburgh 177 3.83 3.16 0.97 66 91.8
7 Lancaster 144 3.97 3.21 0.96 79 91.6
8 King's College London 162 4.04 3.01 0.95   91.6
9 Glasgow 166 3.85 3.2 0.79 70 91.3
10 Loughborough 136 4.41 3.35 1 69 91.2
11 Manchester 152 3.98 3.26 0.9 66 90.3
12 Sheffield 145 3.87 3.04 0.61 78 90.2
13 Warwick 140 4.09 2.76 0.96 75 90.1
14 Leeds 149 3.9 3.12 0.96 65 89.5
15 Durham 154 4.11 2.9 0.73 63 89.5
16 York 139 3.96 3.27 0.8 69 89.5
17 Birmingham 139 3.99 2.78 0.84 72 89.1
18 Sussex 140 3.98 2.75 1 70 89.1
19 Stirling 158 4.03 3.01 0.8 57 89
20 Aberdeen 175 4.2 2.86 0.93 44 88.9
21 Nottingham 138 4.02 3.13 0.83 65 88.8
22 Kent 117 3.93 3.37 0.94 71 88.4
23 Portsmouth 115 4.04 2.89 0.84 77 88.4
24 Newcastle 136 3.99 2.92 0.77 66 88.1
25 Cardiff 150 3.79 3.22 0.58 58 87.7
26 Southampton 142 3.88 3.23 0.95 54 87.5
27 Essex 113 4.01 3.14 0.86 69 87.4
28 Queen Margaret 130 4.26 2.48 0.78 63 87.3
29 Edinburgh Napier 158 4.19 2.65 0.21 54 87.2
30 Liverpool John Moores 141 4.11 2.7 0.22 64 87.2
31 Aston 122 3.83 3.08 0.86 67 87.1
32 Surrey 132 4.01 2.91 0.77 59 86.9
33 Liverpool 127 3.71 2.88 0.72 69 86.8
34 Keele 116 4.08 2.86 0.73 66 86.6
35 Robert Gordon 149 4.17 2.85 0.14 53 86.6
36 Leicester 127 4.03 2.58 0.77 62 86.3
37 Hull 121 3.94 2.58 0.56 69 86.2
38 University College London 159 4.17       86
39 Central Lancashire 120 4.21 2.58 0.5 63 86
40 Northumbria 132 3.99 2.49 0.62 60 85.8
41 Swansea 132 4.19     74 85.8
42 Queen's, Belfast 140 3.81 2.59 0.95 54 85.8
43 Glasgow Caledonian 168 4.06 2.78 0.37 37 85.6
44 Bangor 111 4.23 3.13 0.75 54 85.6
45 Plymouth 113 4.49 2.77 0.5 55 85.5
46 Bradford 110 4 2.86 0.28 69 85.5
47 Oxford Brookes 112 4.05 2.37 0.81 65 85.3
48 Manchester Metropolitan 125 4.02 2.83 0.43 57 85.2
49 Liverpool Hope 112 3.96 2.13 0.48 74 85.2
50 Bedfordshire 103 4.22 3.05 0.36 62 85.1
51 Abertay 135 4.22 2 0.47 56 84.9
52 Royal Holloway, University of London 129 3.89 2.96 0.66 51 84.9
53 Huddersfield 110 3.72 2.83 0.25 72 84.9
54 Teesside 99 4.01 2.99 0.39 67 84.8
55 Coventry 115 4 2.01 0.53 69 84.7
56 Salford 120 4.09 2.65 1 49 84.6
57 Staffordshire 113 3.94 1.86 0.56 69 84.1
58 Derby 113 4.1 2.63 0.48 56 84.1
59 London South Bank 96 4.06 2.67 0.75 62 84.1
60 Roehampton 95 3.8 2.66 0.76 68 84
61 De Montfort 101 3.72 2.55 0.42 72 84
62 West of England, Bristol 117 4.14 2.36 0.58 54 83.9
63 Brunel University London 108 4.02 2.69 1 52 83.9
64 Nottingham Trent 107 4.1 2.34 0.26 64 83.8
65 Birmingham City 123 3.85 2.02 0.38 60 83.2
66 Gloucestershire 113 4.09     68 83.1
67 Goldsmiths, University of London 111 3.78 2.83 1 48 83.1
68 Sheffield Hallam 108 4.19 2.72 0.38 49 83
69 Wrexham Glyndŵr 119 4.43       82.9
70 West of Scotland 114 3.97 2.23 0.67 52 82.7
71 Highlands & Islands 117 3.85     66 82.4
72 Edge Hill 123 4.05 2.03 0.38 49 82.3
73 Ulster 113 3.89 2.94 0.96 37 82.2
74 Cumbria 116 4.32       82.1
75 Westminster 113 4.24     58 82.1
76 Greenwich 124 4.2     52 81.9
77 East London 98 4.07 2.74 0.43 49 81.9
78 Middlesex 106 3.63 2.58 0.55 52 81.4
79 City, University of London 127 3.65 2.86 0.55 35 81.3
80 Leeds Beckett 96 4.26 1.93 0.49 52 81.3
81 Buckinghamshire New 119 4.37     46 81.2
82 Winchester 104 4.01 1.85 0.7 50 81
83 Newman 102 4.39       80.9
84 Wolverhampton 99 4.11     59 80.7
85 Brighton 105 3.87 2.6 0.42 42 80.5
86 Chester 110 3.9 1.58 1 45 80.5
87 Bournemouth 108 3.66 2.56 0.19 48 80.4
88 Sunderland 109 3.97 2.12 0.16 47 80.4
89 South Wales 103 3.84 2.86 0.38 38 80
90 Lincoln 113 3.91       80
91 York St John 101 4.18       79.9
92 Bath Spa 101 3.91 2.69 0.46 37 79.8
93 London Metropolitan 83 3.92     65 79.7
94 Kingston 98 4.01     51 79.1
95 Canterbury Christ Church 99 3.94 1.7 0.69 41 78.8
96 Anglia Ruskin 98 4.18     44 78.7
97 Northampton 90 3.84     54 78.3
98 Suffolk 106 4.16     37 78.2
99 Worcester 118 4.02     33 78.1
100 Bishop Grosseteste 104 3.7       78.1
101 St Mary's, Twickenham 93 3.88       77.7
102 Leeds Trinity 100 3.58       77.1
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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