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As one of the biggest and best schools for social science in Europe, the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) attracts students from all over the world. We're interested in making a difference. We don’t just explore how society works but whether we can make it better.
We can't wait to welcome you to Kent but, until then, we'll keep this page updated with lots of helpful information, resources, and links. Get in touch if you have any questions!
Applicant Days - what to expect
Bookings now open!
Criminology, Sociology, Health and Social Care:
Social Work, Criminal Justice and Criminology
We're really excited to welcome you to Canterbury! If you are unable to join one of our Applicant Days, there are a number of ways that you can visit our stunning campus, from Open Days to campus tours and self-guided tours.
Based at two University of Kent campuses, we offer an exciting range of single honours and joint honours undergraduate degree programmes, including:
Succeed in SSPSSR is an opportunity for undergraduate offer holders in the School of Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Research (SSPSSR).
If you hold an offer, sign up to Succeed in SSPSSR, and accept Kent as Firm choice with UCAS, as a sign of our confidence in your future success at Kent we will accept you at two grades below the offer you have been made (up to a maximum of 16 UCAS points)
Meet some of our international academics
Dr Kate Bradley introduces you to the School and shares insights into what our students do next.
Our academics have a global reputation for producing high quality research.
Socrates is run by students for students. An inclusive and dynamic group for all SSPSSR students.
Explore the stories of our SSPSSR students and learn more about their experiences at Kent.
We're committed to helping you gain the maximum benefit from your study. We want you to have every opportunity to fulfil your academic potential, regardless of background. Explore some of the sources of support you'll find available at Kent, within LSSJ, and within SSPSSR via the links below.
Take a tour of our campuses at Canterbury and Medway in the company of our students.