School of Sociology and Social Policy


Criminology arrives at Nottingham!

We are delighted to welcome our first intake of criminology students to the school. To find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate criminology degrees follow the links below:

A to Z Video Project

Staff and students have contributed to our new video project, "An A to Z of the School of Sociology and Social Policy". Learn more about the topics we are researching with these brief introductions. Visit the project page to view the latest videos.

2014 League Table Success

In 2014 Guardian University Guide  our sociology programme has jumped six places to 17 whilst social policy maintains its top 20 position at 16.  The latest  Times and Sunday Times University Guide places us at 13 for social policy, an improvement of 10 places, and we remain a top 20 choice for sociology in the Russell Group  The  Complete University Guide  recognises the strength of our social work degree, placing us 8 in the Russell Group.


Forthcoming events

Papplewick Pumping Station Annual Lecture 2014

A30 Arts Centre Lecture Theatre
Is there enough for all of us? Global Growth, Climate Change and Food Security, an open lecture by Dame Barbara Stocking, DBE

ESRC Funding Opportunities

A01 Highfield House
An overview of ESRC priorities and of the funding opportunities and support available, alongside the University's new ESRC Impact Accelerator Account and the opportunities available for social sciences activity through this route

ENQUIRE Conference 2014

East Midlands Conference Centre & The Orchard Hotel

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Volunteering Opportunities

Are you interested in our Ethical Volunteering programme in Sri Lanka?

Find out more about Volunteering at the University of Nottingham



School of Sociology and Social Policy

Law and Social Sciences Building
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 8939
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5232
email: socspa@nottingham.ac.uk