Faculty of Social Sciences

Our mission as a Faculty of Social Sciences is to make a difference, through:

  • High quality learning and teaching, and postgraduate training, that develops critical thinking and the skills you’ll need for your future career
  • Enabling our international community of experts to generate world-leading research that addresses the challenges in society today
  • Putting enterprise and engagement, locally and globally, at the heart of our mission.

Our faculty is home to seven schools of study, all at the forefront of teaching, research and practice in a range of social science and professional subjects.   Our international community of academic experts come from a wide variety of social science backgrounds, including those who have worked in industry and/or as a professional. They will provide you with first class teaching in their discipline and academic support to help you succeed.

We provide a vibrant and stimulating environment and we have cutting edge facilities utilised by researcher and students at all levels for social sciences research.

Our ambition is to proactively seek opportunities for our research to make a real difference to individuals, communities, policy makers and organisations, both in the UK and internationally.