Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe, with over 550 staff across seven different schools whose teaching and research varies across a wide range of topics, theories, and methods of analysis.
Subject rankings in national and international league tables place Nottingham in the top 1% of Universities in the world. The combination of its diverse student community from 140 countries and its three campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia offers a great opportunity to study at a truly global university.
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.
Find out more about the Faculty of Social Sciences at Nottingham
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 (from September 2017) as part of the Midlands Graduate School Consortium.
Whether its business, law, economic, politics, sociology, geography, or education, the Faculty of Social Sciences brings the world to you and has something to offer everyone. Project by project and person by person, we are working hard to make the world a better place for everyone.
Professor Todd Landman
Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Social Sciences
- The School of Politics and International Relations is delighted to report that Dr Helen Williams has been successful in a bid to run the new PSA Quantitative Methods Teaching Network.
- 29 September 2016
- On 1 July 2016, doctoral students from CSSGJ and the ESRC Midlands Graduate School invited their fellow colleagues from social sciences departments across Britain to reflect on research methodologies.
- 29 September 2016
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- 03 October 2016 (16:00-17:30)
- A19 Trent Building
- ?Tony Burns from CSSGJ will present on Amartya Sen and "The New Science of Happiness" on Monday 3 October.
- 04 October 2016 (12:30-13:30)
- Back to the Past: Is Growth Reverting to Pre-Industrial Levels?
- 04 October 2016 (17:00-18:30)
- A11 Highfield House
- Dr Elizabeth Kahn from Durham University will present to CONCEPT on 4 October on Social Structure and Human Rights.
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