Faculty of Social Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe, with seven different schools with teaching and research varying across a wide range of topics, theories and methods of analysis.

Social sciences at Nottingham have a long history dating back to 1798, and since then they have grown in depth and breadth to include a wide range of subject areas and academic disciplines.

The faculty offers almost 50 undergraduate courses and more than 100 postgraduate courses, and is home to the Q-Step Programme in Quantitative Analysis and an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre and Doctoral Training Programme as part of the Midlands Graduate School Consortium.

We have three campuses - the UK, China and Malaysia - and this offers you the opportunity to study at a truly global university.

Find out more about the Faculty of Social Sciences at Nottingham.

The University of Nottingham is ranked in the top 100 worldwide for social sciences according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

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The University has been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Latest news

What the lack of accountability for Marikana says about Zuma's government

Professor of Criminology, Bill Dixon has written an article for The Conversation.
18 August 2017

Research Fellowships for 2017/18

Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowship schemes will produce the next generation of outstanding research leaders.
15 August 2017

Dr Georgopoulos presents paper at "Extraterritoriality of EU Law and Human Rights after Lisbon: Scope and Boundaries" workshop

The paper analysed the potential use of EU public procurement rules as a vehicle to achieve compliance with human rights and socio-economic rights outside the EU.
03 August 2017

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Emotion-Focused Therapy Training - Level 1

04 (09:30) - 07 September 2017 (17:00)
Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) is a humanistic, evidence-based form of psychotherapy/counselling that integrates person-centred and gestalt therapies, with particular relevance to working with depression, trauma, and anxiety difficulties.

Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) 2017 Conference

08 (09:00) - 10 September 2017 (17:00)
The University of Nottingham
The annual conference of the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) specialist group will be held at the University of Nottingham from 8-10 September 2017.

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Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Nottingham
University Park

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