Faculty of Social Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe, with seven different schools with teaching and research varying across a wide range of topics, theories and methods of analysis.

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.

Find out more about the Faculty of Social Sciences at Nottingham.

Teaching Excellence Framework Gold logoThe University of Nottingham is ranked in the top 100 worldwide for social sciences according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.


Latest news

Seminar and book launch on Social Censure and Critical Criminology

The University's Centre for Criminal Justice Research hosted an afternoon seminar and book launch on 10 November 2017.
23 November 2017

Poorer communities need empowering in order to become more resilient to natural disasters

People in poor urban areas are the least likely to be able to rebuild their lives after a natural disaster, and need support in order to become more sustainable, according to research from the University of Nottingham.
21 November 2017

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Leadership Insights into System Change: an Australian study

27 November 2017 (11:00-12:30)
B43, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
This is a Centre for Research in Educational Leadership and Management seminar

Economics Brown Bag: Benjamin Beranek

27 November 2017 (13:00-14:00)
A45 Sir Clive Granger Building
Culture of honour revisited: examining punishment behaviour of US southerners (A45, SCGB)

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Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2356