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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.
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.
Dr Kate Woodthorpe writes for The Independent in response to a report about increasing funeral poverty in the UK.
A manifesto for change written by Bath academic Dr Ana Cecilia Dinerstein is inspiring a new generation around the world to think differently about politics.
Emma Carmel, from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences, writes about the government's plans for the UK's immigration system.
Dr Aurelie Charles writes for The Conversation on the outcomes of the recent international climate change conference in Poland.
University of Bath’s first India Winter School, run by the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, took place at Lady Shri Ram College on 14-21 December 2018.
A new three-year ESRC study, starting today, from Criminology Professor Yvonne Jewkes will focus on the most recently-opened prison, HMP Berwyn in North Wales.
The annual report from the CMO draws on work from Professor Harry Rutter focusing on the commercial and environmental drivers of ill health.
The popular Channel 4 series, which features Bath Professor Malcolm Johnson, took home a prestigious Grierson Award at last week’s ceremony.
This distinguished academic from the University of Notre Dame will be resident in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences from January 2019 until May 2019.
As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, our research staff ran a series of events to showcase their innovative work around current social issues.
This event will showcase new research and current practice models and identify potential future research for those with an interest in adult safeguarding.
Attend this inspiring evening of lectures and networking with the University of Bath and CBRL (Council for British Research in the Levant).