School of Sociology and Social Policy
   
   
  

Welcome to the School of Sociology and Social Policy

We are a leading UK school for sociology, criminology, social policy and social work.

Our courses offer students the opportunity to explore how societies work - and what can be done when they don't.

High-quality research underpins our teaching, with more than three quarters of publications by our academic staff rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

When studying with us, you can be sure that you'll gain essential, real-world skills and knowledge that will help you to pursue your career ambitions in a friendly and dynamic learning environment.

School of Sociology and Social Policy

4th for social policy and
9th for social work in the UK

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 
 
 

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Coming Soon: Masters awards in humanities and social science

Description
These awards enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science masters courses in any area of health. Awards include a stipend, as well as fees, for one year.
Date:
17 January 2017

Congratulations to our school prize winners

Description
Congratulations to our prize winning students in the School of Sociology and Social Policy.
Date:
15 December 2016

Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

Description
ESRC funding available for postgraduate degrees in the Social Sciences
Date:
22 November 2016

2016-2017 Language Centre module enrolment

Description
Dates of Enrolment Sessions for Spring Semester modules:Monday 23 January:11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66 (Self Access Centre)Wednesday 25 January: 11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66Friday 27 January: 11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66
Date:
18 August 2016

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Upcoming events 

An evaluation of the effectiveness of a dementia support network

Date
09 February 2017 (11:30-12:30)
Location:
Institute of Mental Health, Room A08, Triumph Rd
Description
Dr Fiona Nouri (University of Nottingham).

ENQUIRE Conference: Social Inequalities and Social Research

Date
25 February 2017 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
TBC
Description
We invite doctoral and early career researchers to submit abstracts concerned with social inequalities.

Towards an Educational Inquiry Network

Date
08 March 2017 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
C45, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
Description
This exploratory afternoon workshop, hosted by the School of Education, aims to bring together colleagues from across the University who are interested in educational inquiry (EI) or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).

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School of Sociology and Social Policy

Law and Social Sciences Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559