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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.

Study sociology, social policy, social work, international development and criminology

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Our research brings together insights and approaches from social policy, sociology, social work, international development studies and criminology.


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Women in Finance: Breaking Barriers

4 Nov 2020 12.30pm Online

Welcome guest speaker Bukola Adisa for a talk on Challenging Intersectionality in the Finance and Banking Sector as part of the Women in Finance event series.

About the Department of Social & Policy Sciences

With a reputation for cutting-edge research and innovative teaching, we focus on international development, social policy and death studies, and offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sociology, social policy and international development.

Academic staff provide learning experiences including tutorials, debates, seminars, guided reading, online discussion groups, placements and lectures.

3 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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