We address contemporary issues in areas like health, education and the workplace. As well as our courses in psychology, sociology and politics, we offer joint degrees in combination with criminology, education and history.
Our courses are focused on employability, applying theoretical learning to the real world.
Our staff have teaching and research interests in a broad range of social sciences including psychology, sociology, social policy, politics and anthropology. They conduct research for local authorities and government bodies, and consultancy work for business.