School of Sociology and Social Policy

Why Study Here?

The School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham offers a range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level.

Below are just some of the reasons we think you would have a great experience being part of our school.


We were ranked 1st for social work and 5th for social policy in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2018.


Undergraduate students have the chance to see their subject from a new perspective while experiencing a different culture.



Our teaching has won awards including gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and five Lord Dearing Awards.


More than three quarters of our publications were ranked as world-leading in the latest Research Excellence Framework.



The University of Nottingham is consistently one of the top choices for graduate recruitment among UK employers in the annual High Fliers report.


The University of Nottingham has award-winning campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia and hosts a global academic community in all three countries.



Right at the heart of England, Nottingham is a vibrant and versatile city, rich with heritage and culture, embracing creativity and originality.


There's so much to get involved in, with our Students' Union home to over 200 societies, including Soc Soc and Social Work Society.



School of Sociology and Social Policy

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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