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.
New research from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences raises issues about transparency and decision-making for healthcare policies in Hungary.
The story of Irene and Ian MacDonald, who lost their son, and how our research will improve how services treat those bereaved by alcohol or drugs-related death.
David Miller from the Department of Social & Policy Sciences discusses the Salisbury Russian poisoning case and the British government's history of deception.
See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
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.
Watch Senior Lecturer Emma Carmel discuss Brexit, immigration and policy on BBC's Sunday Politics West.
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.
New research with children who have been trafficked highlights a system meant to support victims, which remains focused on immigration and prosecution.
In this lecture, Michael Bloomfield will discuss his book that examines how activism transformed the jewellery business.
Professor White argues we need to make relationships and morality central to thinking about wellbeing, and considers implications for policy and practice.
Join us for the launch screening of a new 30 minute documentary film by Dr Roy Maconachie and Simon Whalf.
This event brings together specialist speakers to present research into advance care planning in incurable conditions and challenges informing that research.
Run by Lesley Goodburn, this event explores Seth and Lesley's journey through terminal pancreatic cancer until Seth’s death just 33 days after his diagnosis.