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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.
Sign up to attend our webinar on Wednesday 28 November 2018 between 4pm and 5pm (GMT). You can learn more about course content and life as a Bath student.
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.
There are lots of reasons to study social sciences at Bath. Here's our top 5.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
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.
Dr Jeremy Wildeman from our Centre for Development Studies writes for The Conversation.
The heart-warming C4 programme returns bringing together old and young in an experiment to tackle social isolation which involved Professor Malcolm Johnson.
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.
This seminar will share the findings of research which focuses on improving child trafficking practice.
Join us for the official launch of best-selling author, Ray Jones's, latest book: In whose interest? The privatisation of child protection and social work.
This seminar explores the range of refugees' experience of bereavement and begins to address the issues of grief facing this community.
In this workshop, you will learn about publishing strategies for doctoral students and early career researchers in the neoliberal university.
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.
Join us for a one-day symposium which will explore the emergence, implications and impact of new digital technologies in the courtroom.