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 over 650 staff across seven different schools whose teaching and research varies 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.

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

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

 

 

Latest news

Dr Georgopoulos gives interview on the early UK Elections and the possible impact on Brexit Negotiations

Description
Dr Aris Georgopoulos gave an interview to Armedia where he discussed the early UK Elections and the possible impact on Brexit Negotiations.
Date:
25 April 2017

World-leading expert on slavery is doing a Reddit AMA

Description
On 8 May at 3pm British time, Professor Kevin Bales will sit down to answer questions about contemporary slavery on the popular social news and discussion website Reddit
Date:
24 April 2017

Geography team wins first prize in annual O.R. and Analytics Student Team Competition

Description
A group of students from the University of Warwick, The University of Nottingham, and Cardiff University have won first place in a student team competition.
Date:
24 April 2017

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Events

New Dawn? The 1997 general election

Date
25 March (10:00) - 04 June 2017 (17:00)
Location:
People's History Museum
Description
An exhibition looking at the 1997 general election taking place at the People's History Museum, Manchester from 25 March-4 June 2017.

ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops 2017

Date
25 (14:00) - 30 April 2017 (13:00)
Location:
The University of Nottingham
Description
The ECPR's Joint Sessions of Workshops will be held at Nottingham in 2017.

FREE Workshop 'Strategic Digital Marketing: How to Grow Your Business Online', London

Date
26 April 2017 (09:00-13:00)
Location:
22 Tudor Street, London EC4Y 0AY, Perkbox Happiness Lab
Description
Nottingham University Business School in association with expert Nottingham based digital marketing agency Impression, is delighted to bring you an opportunity to build your skills and professional knowledge in a key business area at this FREE Strategic Social Media Marketing Workshop exclusive to University of Nottingham alumni and associates.

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Faculty of Social Sciences

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