- Congratulations to our School's new Graduates
- See www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings for details
- Research led by Dr Ben Baumberg Geiger found that drinking over a long period does not make people more satisfied with life. See News for full story. (Photo of Wine glass in a Wine Glass by Keoni Cabral. CC by 2.0 Flickr)
- Check clearing vacancies to see which of our programmes have places
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 Phil Hubbard
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.
Flexible working better for men than women
22 August 2016
New placement Opportunities for SSPSSR Students
12 August 2016
Professor Julia Twigg recognised for outstanding research on ageing
8 August 2016
New Careers and Employability Placement opportunities
3 August 2016
New novel from Peter Taylor Gooby
1 August 2016
Successful quantitative research skills summer school
19 July 2016
Outstanding success for our postgraduates
19 July 2016