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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Latest news

Call for papers for 'Re-energizing ideology studies' conference

Submissions for papers are invited for the 'Re-energizing ideology studies' conference, to be hosted by the Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies in November 2015.

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Welcoming Animals: the borders of hospitality

27/05/2015 (17:00-18:00)
A09 Highfield House
The fifth lecture in the Nottingham Travel Cultures Network Seminar Series: Exploring Hospitality in the Modern World

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Faculty of Social Sciences

University Park

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