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School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences is an internationally recognised centre of high quality teaching and research.


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.

Dr Tom Hall, Head of School, discusses what makes our School such a great place to study.
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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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International students

Find out more about the specialised support we provide to international students in the School of Social Sciences.

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

Ensuring the safety and welfare of our staff and students is our priority.