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.
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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).
Watch a video recording of our recent IPR - CDS event which focused on the question ‘where next for UK aid post-Brexit?’
Professor Yvonne Jewkes writes about the significant impact of morally imposing prison architecture on prisoners' mental health.
Dr Kate Woodthorpe writes for The Independent in response to a report about increasing funeral poverty in the UK.
In this seminar, Dr Rod Hick from Cardiff University explores movements in and out of working poverty and its relationship with subjective well-being.
This exciting one-day conference will consist of a series of international and domestic speaker talks, workshops, and networking opportunities.
Join us for an afternoon seminar co-hosted by the Centre for Death & Society and the Centre for Development Studies.
Professor James Copestake is one of the authors of a newly published book about an innovative approach to social impact evaluation.
Attend this event showcasing the impressive artistic talents of University of Bath students. Taking place at The Edge on Friday 22 March at 6.45pm.
An in-house University film documenting the journey of artisanal diamonds from mine to market, has been nominated for the 2019 Learning on Screen Awards.
Amy Dodd from Development Initiatives and Richard Darlington for Well Told Story were both keynote speakers at a recent IPR - CDS event.
The University of Bath will train a generation of experts in accountable, responsible and transparent AI by leading a new Centre for Doctoral Training.
In this interview, photographer Leah shares her interests, who has inspired her, and what she’s working on ahead of Bath's annual arts scholarship showcase.