We offer undergraduate and taught master's degrees, research programmes, professional programmes and short courses.


Our research is interdisciplinary, innovative and has impact. We are committed to theoretically informed research with a clear policy focus.

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About us

We take an interdisciplinary approach to the Social Sciences making a dynamic and engaging teaching and research environment.

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Our research is arranged around themes that demonstrate our interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaborations.

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We are proud of our record of impacting upon public debate, policy development and practice based innovations.


Pathway to Social Science

Pathway students welcomed to the School of Social Sciences

12 October 2015

Head of School, Professor Amanda Coffey welcomed six former Pathway to Social Science students to this year’s undergraduate cohort.

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Open Days and visits

Find out what it's like to study here by coming to one of our Open Days.