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.
There are lots of reasons to study social sciences at Bath. Here's our top 5.
Our webinars give you the opportunity to find out more about our courses and to ask questions to teaching and admissions staff.
Our research contributes to policy and practice. We are focussed on new and emerging challenges of the contemporary world.
View the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences (SPS).
The existing disclosure system of funding from pharma companies to patient organisations needs greater transparency, argues a new SPS study.
Professor Nick Pearce and Joe Chrisp examine the age divide in the UK, and consider the rising importance of older voters in British politics.
Professor Yvonne Jewkes addresses the current prison crisis and how continual changes in leadership contribute to an unsustainable penal system.
Professor Louise Signal explores the challenge of ending the noncommunicable diseases crisis in the Pacific with local, regional and global level solutions.
This meeting is being co-hosted by SWIDN, DSA and CDS to share ongoing international development research and action in and around Bath.
The inaugural lecture, in memory of former Bath student Beatrice Godwin, takes place during ‘Dying Matters Awareness Week’.
A feature-length documentary produced by the University of Bath all about diamond mining in Sierra Leone has taken home a top UK film award.
SPS graduate Maddie Collin's dissertation cited in expert ALS News Today article warning about the consequences of Brexit for rare disease patients in the UK.
Professor Joe Devine, Head of the Department of Social & Policy Sciences, is one of 73 social scientists to become Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Professor James Copestake is one of the authors of a newly published book about an innovative approach to social impact evaluation.
Amy Dodd from Development Initiatives and Richard Darlington for Well Told Story were both keynote speakers at a recent IPR - CDS event.