Faculty of Social Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe, comprising eight major schools.
We are a world leader in research with a team of internationally renowned academics who are passionate about providing the highest quality teaching and learning at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level.


Social Sciences cover a diverse and fascinating range of subject areas and academic disciplines. The faculty offers over 70 undergraduate courses and more than 100 postgraduate courses, so there is sure to be something that interests you.

Professor Paul M Heywood
Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences

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Bidwriting Workshop

20 (09:30) - 21/04/2015 (16:00)
Highfield House
Writing better research bids, sessions for academics from the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences

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Faculty of Social Sciences

University Park

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2108
email: social-sciences@nottingham.ac.uk