Department of Social & Policy Sciences

One of the UK's leading centres for social sciences, we offer degrees in sociology, social policy, social work, international development and criminology.

Study sociology, social policy, social work and international development

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.


Our research and people

Our research brings together insights and approaches from social policy, sociology, social work and international development studies.


The Art of Organising Hope

Ana Dinerstein - 'The Art of Organizing Hope'

Dr Ana Dinerstein (Department of Social & Policy Sciences) speaks about the success of her book and the movement for change it’s inspiring around the world.


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Upcoming events

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Writing with integrity workshop

In this workshop, you will learn about publishing strategies for doctoral students and early career researchers in the neoliberal university.

The big death talk (December)

Join us with your questions about the realities of dying, the complexities of grieving, and how these things can affect you, your family and friends.

About the Department of Social & Policy Sciences

With a reputation for cutting-edge research and innovative teaching, we focus on international development, social policy and death studies, and offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sociology, social policy and international development.

Academic staff provide learning experiences including tutorials, debates, seminars, guided reading, online discussion groups, placements and lectures.


3 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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