Sociology and Social Policy research opportunities




Linking sociology, social policy, criminology, social work and public policy, the School of Sociology and Social Policy is a multidisciplinary department. We aim to be a site of creativity and innovation across a wide range of research fields.

Interdisciplinary and collaborative work thrives in the school, and we are committed to providing postgraduate teaching and research based upon our research expertise and excellence.

We encourage doctoral students to get involved with the school's research centres.

Providing an encouraging and exciting space for postgraduate research from the UK and worldwide, our ENQUIRE blog and conference are run by students.

Sociology and social policy research areas include:

  • Criminology
  • Public policy
  • Sociology
  • Social policy and administration
  • Social work
  • Science, technology and society

Midlands Graduate School

Nottingham is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which offers funding opportunities for postgraduate students each year.

Key facts


School of Sociology and Social Policy 
Law and Social Sciences
University of Nottingham
University Park

Find us on Facebook Twitter
Social Science videos

Social Science videos


Student Recruitment Enquiries Centre

The University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

t: +44 (0) 115 951 5559
f: +44 (0) 115 951 5812
w: Frequently asked questions
Make an enquiry