Study in a dynamic, interdisciplinary and innovative School of Social Sciences with an international reputation for research excellence.
Why study with us
In an increasingly globalised and fast-changing world, it has never been more important to understand the behaviours, attitudes and motivations of people and how opportunity and success is shaped by our interactions with the institutions and structures that surround us.
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Learn about our subjects
We offer a dynamic teaching and research environment to around 1,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and over 160 academic staff within seven disciplines:
Turn theory into practice with a work placement. Many of our courses can be extended to four years, with the third year spent either on a professional placement or studying abroad.
Expand your knowledge
All of our undergraduate courses provide opportunities to develop skills in social science research methods and engage with interdisciplinary research across the seven disciplines.
Our teaching is informed and underpinned by the most recent academic research and scholarship and is recognised as internationally excellent, having a direct impact on policy and practice around the world.
Many of our staff act as advisors to international public and private sector organisations, Westminster and European parliaments, and the Welsh Government.
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