Social and Policy Studies

Our courses are taught by our world-renowned academics who are leaders in their fields of research.

Why choose Social and Policy Studies at Loughborough?

Our students enjoy a lively and innovative teaching and learning environment in one of the country’s very top Social Science departments, supported by excellent library and computing facilities.

Covering a number of social science disciplines, we pride ourselves in supporting and nurturing a high-class teaching and learning environment.

Our courses are taught by our world-renowned academics who are leaders in their respective fields. This approach means our courses are underpinned by the latest developments in research, and applied learning techniques.

We have a good mix of social and policy study courses for you to choose from

You'll have the opportunity to go on a professional placement or study abroad for a year

We encourage students to undertake study abroad or work placements. Further details can be found on individual course pages.

95% of our recent graduates were in employment or further study

Over 95% of our recent graduates were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2016). Our courses are very flexible in terms of the variety of optional subject modules. They open doors to a wide range of professions. As a result, students can adapt their degree to reflect their interests.

Previous students have graduated into entry level opportunities across the public, private and voluntary sectors, with careers in industry, education, health and social care, advertising and public relations to name but a few.

I hope to pursue a career within Human Capital Management and Entrepreneurship. My degree has equipped me with relevant skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.

Eunice BSc Sociology with Criminology

Experience a rich learning environment

A mixture of lectures, practical classes and tutorials offer a range of learning experiences to ensure our students acquire a thorough grounding in social science disciplines, as well as advanced understanding in their chosen areas of interest.

You'll have access to facilities across campus