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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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How a master’s in Humanitarianism, Conflict and Development helped Nav Sawhney create his social enterprise.
Ed Jepson-Randall talks about the support he received from his Director of Studies and the Wellbeing and Disability teams during his first year at Bath.
BSc Criminology student Chloe Woolford shares her experience studying at Bath.
A new commentary from Professor Cooke explores why there has been so little change in UK gender wage equality and the necessary policy steps to close the gap.
The Tobacco Supply Chain Database unwraps who and what is involved in the process of getting tobacco products from seed to smoker.
Our research created the Qualitative Impact Protocol (QuIP). This helps to improve lives by effectively assessing international development assistance projects.
Blog: Dr Tina Skinner, Dr Matt Dickson and Dr Eun Jung Kim discuss the gender and dis-ability work and income gap, and what policymakers can do to help.
Largest scientific study of its kind finds climate anxiety affects the daily life and functioning of nearly half of children and young people surveyed globally.
New analysis from Ricky Kanabar and Paul Gregg highlights the growing importance of family background in explaining wealth inequalities in Great Britain.
Leading criminology researcher Yvonne Jewkes (SPS), has been recognised by the MRS for her work researching how prison design can help rehabilitate offenders.
Dr Emma Carmel spoke to UN Today about our MSc Public Policy course and the skills students learn while studying.
A two-minute film, produced by Bath’s Roy Maconachie and Simon Wharf, has won the Grand Jury Prize at the international ‘Let’s talk about water’ film awards.
Three innovative documentary films, facilitated by a Bath project, show the impact of deforestation on wildlife and indigenous peoples in rural south-east Asia.
Leading sociologist, Lynn Prince Cooke, is recognised for the excellence and impact of her work and its wider contributions to the social sciences.
Masters students Hira Aftab and Maryam Khan want ‘Our World Too’ to highlight the stories of individuals who have been forced to flee homes in search of safety