Faculty of Social Sciences

Study With Us

The University of Nottingham is a leading academic institution and a member of the prestigious Russell Group. Our aim is to provide the finest possible environment for teaching, learning, and research.

Social Sciences is the largest and one of our most diverse faculties. We provide a wide range of exciting and inspiring taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as research opportunities spanning the full breadth of our seven schools.


There are almost 35 undergraduate taught courses to choose from across the schools within the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Visit our undergraduate prospectus


There are around 85 postgraduate taught courses to choose from across our and there are a wide range of postgraduate research opportunities available.

Visit our postgraduate prospectus


There's a range of support available to help you settle in at university and throughout your studies. You'll benefit from:

  • a personal tutor for academic and pastoral support
  • our careers and employability team for advice on job applications, placements and your CV
  • our online student information hub - Moodle
  • course and education reps who speak up for you and your education
  • peer mentoring in some schools
  • our Student Academic Skills team to build your confidence through online resources and workshops
  • the Students' Union for help with visas, rights and advice

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Undergraduate open days

If you are interested in finding out more about studying with us, the university holds two open days on a Friday and Saturday in June and September with the opportunity to talk to staff and students.

University mini open days

The university holds a number of mini open days at the University Park Campus for visitors who are unable to attend our main open days in June and September.

Postgraduate events

We attend postgraduate study fairs across the country, where you can come and speak to a member of staff about the postgraduate study options we have available.

We also host a number of events on our campuses for specific schools and faculties, which are a chance to see what Nottingham is like and talk to academic staff about specific courses.

Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2356
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