Welcome to Sociology and Communications
The Sociology and Communications Division at Brunel offers an exciting and empowering student experience. We are the highest rated research department of our size in the country, bringing together experts who understand social and political forces with specialists in communications in a vibrant and friendly environment. An overarching theme of our programmes is the changing nature of society and culture.
We offer three-year courses and four-year sandwich courses with exciting work placement opportunities. Our academics are leading researchers and their passion for their topics is central to our teaching.
Our innovative postgraduate programmes in media and communications, health science and technology, and social research contribute to our international reputation as a centre for teaching and research excellence.
Research and impact
The Department is home to an internationally respected team of researchers with two major research centres specialising in the cultural sociology of media and communications; and health, science and technology.