Study a postgraduate degree informed by the latest scholarship and taught by researchers of international excellence.
Why study with us
Our postgraduate programmes in the School of Social Sciences enable an academic and applied understanding of social life, and provide the intellectual tools – knowledge, analysis, argument, judgement - with which to engage with current social and public debate.
Our talks and videos
Professor Manuel Souto-Otero explains the MSc Education at Cardiff University. This one year programme provides an in-depth understanding of education as a field of study, and the connections between education and other social institutions that play a role in tackling complex education problems.
MSc Social and Public Policy
Dr Shailen Nandy explains the MSc Social and Public Policy at Cardiff University This one year programme focuses on understanding the causes of, and potential solutions to, a range of important social issues. These include challenges such as poverty, increasing economic and social inequalities, and international development agreements.
Learn more about us
Based in the historic Grade 1 listed Glamorgan Building, we are at the heart of Cardiff’s Civic Centre, moments from Cardiff’s Crown Court, City Hall, Welsh Government administrative headquarters and Cardiff’s Central Police Station. Our building has lecture theatres with lecture-capture technology, seminar rooms and a friendly, informal café for socialising and group study.