School of Social Sciences and Humanities
We are a diverse and inclusive School delivering excellence in learning and teaching, research, and enterprise across the Social Sciences and Humanities. Inter-disciplinarity and international encounters are fostered across five divisions: Communication and Media; Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy; English; Geography and Environment; and International Relations, Politics and History.
1st in the UK for Communication and Media
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018-2021
2 internationally renowned research centres
Centre for Research in Communication and Culture & Centre for Research in Social Policy
1st in the UK for Criminology
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020-2021
We use our knowledge, skills, curiosity and creativity to deliver novel, rigorous, transformative research that makes a difference in the world, and enriches the social, economic, cultural and environmental well-being of people and places.
The School is run by a team of academic members of staff in leadership roles, alongside School admin and support staff, and professional services colleagues and University business partners from across the institution.