Sociology is concerned with investigating the structures of groups, organizations, and societies, and how these structures influence human behavior. Sociology is an expanding field of study whose potential is increasingly recognized by those who are responsible for the formulation of social policy and the design of social intervention programmes.

The Department is a co-organizer of the International Conference on "Adolescent Health and Well-being: International and Local Experiences", to be held in Hong Kong Polytechnic University on June 21, 2019.