About the school
Welcome to the School of Sociology and Social Policy.
Our school has a broad and active research programme that both informs and enlightens our academic teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Hosting a number of substantial and vibrant research centres, we received the second highest position in the country in terms of 'world-leading' research (4*) in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.
Please take a look around our site to discover what kind of research we do, and what type of postgraduate and undergraduate degrees we offer.
ESSL Postgraduate Open Day
Whether you are thinking of studying for an MA or PHD, have accepted an offer of a place from us, or you just want to find out more about the programmes we offer, our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 15 May is a great chance to come and find out more.
Complete University Guide: Two Top 10 rankings
The School has achieved two top 10 rankings in the University Subject Tables 2014 for both Sociology and Social Policy.