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.


Building international research collaborations

7 October 2015

A number of our academics have successfully secured Cardiff University International Collaboration Seedcorn funding to support both incoming and outgoing international collaborative research activities; some of which are combined with an international student placement.

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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.