- Criteria used includes research quality, job prospects, student satisfaction, quality of teaching and the wider university experience
- See www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings for details
- Research by Dr Heejung Chung showed that, generally, parents across Europe are supportive of public childcare provision. See www.kent.ac.uk/news/society for details. Photo by Kate Lundy CC BY 2.0
- For dates and topics of the Q-Step team's series of 'pubTALK' nights see www.kent.ac.uk/qstep/pubtalk.html
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.
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Women and sex tourism landscapes
16 January 2017
New book looks at emotions within politics and social policy
9 January 2017
Winner of SSPSSR 3 Minute Thesis Competition
5 December 2016
Q Step PubTalk - "Trump and Brexit: the end of political polling" tonight
1 December 2016
Research informs Coutts million pound donations report
30 November 2016
Is there support for public childcare provision?
28 November 2016
Dr Breeze gives evidence to Select Committee on Charities
21 November 2016