- SSPSSR graduates and their guests are invited to the School Reception immediately after the Congregation Ceremony. Join us at: Cafe Rouge, 3-5 Longmarket, Canterbury CT1 2JS
- We look forward to meeting you at our Medway campus on 18 June and/or our Canterbury campus on 2 July. Book online - www.kent.ac.uk/courses/visit/openday/
- 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)
- See www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings for details
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.
FDM Group - graduate training and work opportunities
23 June 2016
New 'Rosie' simulation 'myCourtroom' now launched
25 May 2016
Cross-cultural perspectives on family life - conference blog
24 May 2016
Arts and Media Exhibitions on the Canterbury campus
19 May 2016
Sue Shepherd wins BELMAS award
18 May 2016
TODAY 18th May at 1pm - Job Hunting Workshop for SSPSSR Students
18 May 2016
2016 Postgraduate Festival on the theme 'Understanding and Influencing Society'
11 May 2016