The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Introduction to the Faculty
The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises of the following Schools which are based at the Canterbury campus: Anthropology and Conservation, Economics, Business, Law, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, and Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. In addition, two Centres are based at the Medway campus: Journalism, and Professional Practice. The Brussels School of International Studies also belongs to the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Traditionally, the Faculty has maintained a strong reputation, and all Schools have elements of internationally leading research. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research was ranked fourth in the UK with a GPA of 2.95, and Kent Law School was ranked sixth with a GPA of 2.88. In the National Student Survey 2012, the School of Anthropology and Conservation achieved first place in the UK for overall student satisfaction, as well as first for teaching. The School of Politics and International Relations was ranked third in the UK for overall student satisfaction, and 70% of its students obtain graduate-level jobs within six months of graduating.
For further information about the Schools and Centres, please follow the links on the right-hand menu bar, which lead to their individual websites. General Faculty information can be accessed via the links in the left-hand menu-bar.