View the undergraduate courses that are available in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
Department of Social & Policy Sciences
One of the UK's leading centres for social sciences, we offer degree courses in sociology, social policy, social work and international development.
Choose from a range of high-quality postgraduate courses that build on our renowned research activities.
Watch a video introduction to our new 2 year part-time course in Public Policy.
Dr Jason Hart introduces this 2 year part-time, blended-learning course in Humanitarianism, Conflict and Development.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
Our Associate Professor in Sociology, Ana Cecilia Dinerstein, on the latest victory for global feminism.
New research from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences raises issues about transparency and decision-making for healthcare policies in Hungary.
Our new feature film from Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf explores the pathway of a diamond from mine to market, and asks the question, who really benefits?
See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
Family background has an important impact on graduates’ future earnings, but subject and institution choice can be even more significant, say the authors.
Lecturer Dr John Troyer has been awarded this honour as a result of his work on death and end-of-life issues and leadership of the Centre for Death & Society.
An ambitious new project, launched via the Institute for Policy Research, will look at the impact of changes under Universal Credit for couples with children.
Sir Nick Clegg and a range of expert speakers discussed social mobility at a University of Bath conference in London.
Dr Jason Hart explores the politics of immigration in this new short explanatory video.
A new report led by the University finds that despite progress in some areas, transparency issues remain in Polish healthcare.