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 degrees in sociology, social policy, social work, international development and criminology.
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.
In a single year, Abhishek managed to become a Commonwealth Scholar, take up leadership roles at the University and meet the Queen.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
Dr Jeremy Wildeman from our Centre for Development Studies writes for The Conversation.
Research Associate in International Development, Jeremy Wildeman, writes for The Conversation on the diplomatic row and wider implications for the region.
See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
The workshop will be attended by researchers, postgraduate students and scholar activists working in Mexico and across Latin America.
Family background has an important impact on graduates’ future earnings, but subject and institution choice can be even more significant, say the authors.
Ana Dinerstein shared her ideas on concrete utopia and her work The Art of Organising Hope at the Centre for Rural Development Summer School in Puebla, Mexico.
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.
The first of the Bath-Bristol Standing Seminars in Critical Theory, this event will focus on how to bring about radical change in a world governed by violence.
Find out what happens to our digital identities after we die. This Dante or Die Theatre event takes place at 6pm on 16 October 2018 in the Arts Cafe.
This interactive seminar will present the latest research on children’s experiences of being trafficked.