Postgraduate study

Social Sciences

We have long been recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for our cutting-edge interdisciplinary work.

Our facilities

Our extensive range of first-class facilities are designed to help you throughout your studies and fully-equip you for your future endeavours.

Our superb campus is one of the largest single-site, green campuses in the UK, yet we still have a friendly and inclusive community that includes over 4000 postgraduate students.

You will have use of spacious study areas, well-equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment. You will also have access to our library, which has excellent learning resources and additional workshops that are free for you to attend to develop your critical thinking skills and approach to academic reading throughout your postgraduate studies. Also available on campus is a bank, a Medical Centre and physiotherapist, grocery stores, a cycle shop, a parcel service, a pharmacy and an opticians. The local bus service links the University with the town centre and railway station, and students can ride for free across campus.