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.


Professor Ruth Milkman

Social movements explored in Ruth Milkman lecture

20 October 2016

Ruth Milkman, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, recently delivered a keynote lecture at the School of Social Sciences.

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PGCE – Post Compulsory Education and Training

We offer both full time and part time options for PGCE study.