We are now accepting applications for funding to support new postgraduate research students.
“Studying Sociology and Social Policy at Bath has given the best possible footing for progressing into work.”
This film showcases some of the work on influential applied research into child poverty and support for vulnerable families.
View a film presented by Professor Lynn Prince Cooke about our research surrounding the changing families and the new household models.
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Prof David Miller and Leah Wild provide an overview of the sociology and social policy programmes.
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Student Giles Green talks about studying the Masters of Research programme.
We have opportunities for students interested in undertaking a research degree.
Our Departmental research is focused on the disciplines of social policy, sociology, social work and international development.
Research student Juan Pablo Ferrero talks about his PhD in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
Ricardo has been conducting research on ‘neoliberal’ social policy reforms and their impact on the welfare of Mexican families. Read more »
Our world-leading research has influenced policy and practice at both national and international levels. Our research themes are:
We have been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize – the country’s most prestigious national recognition for a UK academic or vocational institution.
Once again several of our placement students have been blogging about their professional and social experiences on their placement years.
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