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.

Students outside Law and Social Sciences
We ranked 5th in the UK for social policy, and 5th among Russell Group universities for social work in The Complete University Guide 2017
 
 

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Book Launch

Description
A new and hugely timely book entitled The Commonalities of Global Crises: Markets, Communities and Nostalgia has just been published by Palgrave.
Date:
07 June 2016

Professor Tracey Warren Nominated Again!

Description
Professor Tracey Warren's article is nominated for the Work Employment and Society 2016 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence.
Date:
31 May 2016

Charity Donation

Description
Thanks to the record number of third year undergraduates who completed the NSS this year, the final completion rate for the school was 72.48%, (3.57% higher than last year).
Date:
13 May 2016

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Upcoming events 

Social Science Matters - Building and demonstrating impact in the social sciences

Date
15 September 2016 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
This engaging one-day conference will showcase outstanding examples of social sciences research impact in Nottingham and the wider Midlands region.

Building and demonstrating impact in the social sciences

Date
15 September 2016 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
A one-day conference to showcase social sciences research impact in Nottingham and the wider Midlands region

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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 5234