Faculty of Social Sciences


Welcome to Social Sciences at Nottingham

The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe. Our community is made up of students and staff from more than 150 countries and, combined with our three campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, this offers you the opportunity to study at a truly global university.

Many of our faculty schools are consistently ranked among the best in the country and we are proud of our:

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.

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 as part of the Midlands Graduate School Consortium.

Whether its business, law, economics, 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

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Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2356