The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe.
The University is ranked in the top 100 worldwide for social sciences according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, and was recently named best in the country for graduate employment in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.
Our diverse 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:
- UK number 1 for social work in the Complete University Guide 2018
- UK top 5 rating for economics, law and social policy in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
- UK top 10 rating for accounting and finance the Guardian University Guide 2018
- UK top 5 and world top 25 rating for education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
In the latest National Student Survey, an average of 87% of students within our faculty schools said they were happy with the quality of their course and 89% found it intellectually stimulating.
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