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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.
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There are lots of reasons to study social sciences at Bath. Here's our top 5.
A new report highlights hidden challenges pushing informal, family carers of people with conditions such as Down’s syndrome to breaking point.
Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Death & Society, Aki Miyazawa, is keen to hear from local people with experiences of natural burials.
Better provision must be made to allow people detained under the Mental Health Act to select a nominated person to act on their behalf.
University of Bath researcher Caroline Hickman says ‘eco-anxiety’ is affecting increasing numbers of children & young people as the climate destabilises.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
A seven-year, £10m research project, involving our development researchers will explore children’s harmful work in African agriculture.
Professor Harry Rutter from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences supported the team working with Professor Dame Sally Davies on the latest report.
The 14th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal took place at the University of Bath on 4-7 September 2019.
The Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy (CASP) enters a new phase as Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones takes over from Professor Paul Gregg as director.
Dr Gearon attended the event as part of a visit to the USA during which she presented at a conference and met with senior academics and practitioners.
The award-winning ‘Voices from the Mine’ from Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf was showcased to policymakers at the UN HQ last week.
The Centre for Development Studies (CDS) at the University of Bath invites you to a showcase of GCRF-funded research projects.
The Centre for Death and Society (CDAS) is hosting an autumn 2019 research seminar looking at new research on death and dying trends in Asia.