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- Also ranked 11th for graduate prospects in this guide. In the National Student Survey 2015, Sociology is ranked 10th in the UK for student satisfaction.
- BA Social Policy achieved a top ten position in the Complete University Guide league tables - www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk
- Also, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey conducted by HESA, 86% of Kent students graduating with a social work degree in 2014 found a professional job within the field.
Our School is recognised worldwide for producing excellent research and was ranked 2nd for research power, 3rd for research intensity and 5th for both research impact and research quality (GPA) by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Welcome from Head of School,
Professor Sarah Vickerstaff
We are a multi-disciplinary School committed to providing world-class and innovative degree programmes and research.
Our academic staff work within a variety of intellectual and research traditions and are actively engaged in current research projects. An impressive 94% of our research-active staff submitted to the REF 2014, with 99% of the research submitted judged to be of international quality.
We provide a supportive environment for students interested in a wide range of social science subjects. Please browse our pages to find out more.
Changing gender roles workshop call for papers
5 February 2016
Next Medway research seminar looks at austerity activism
4 February 2016
Professor Shilling's article shortlisted for 2016 SAGE Prize
4 February 2016
'The Body: A Very Short Introduction' by Chris Shilling published
1 February 2016
International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) Symposium
29 January 2016
SSPSSR Employability Month
26 January 2016
The National Student Survey is open!
25 January 2016