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School of Social Sciences

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


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.

Our Director of Recruitment and Admissions Dr Michael Arribas-Ayllon talks about the social sciences and the importance of studying them.
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About us

We take an interdisciplinary approach to the social sciences for 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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Impact at the School of Social Sciences

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