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Faculty of Social Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Westminster. Our Regent Street location in the centre of London is easy to get to and puts us at the heart of London’s rich scholarly and cultural resources.

Master's Programmes



Since April 2011 we have built on the momentum gained during our time as Links into Languages London. We are delighted to offer a full programme of courses and events for teachers here at the University of Westminster.


As one of the largest of the University’s 5 faculties we offer an exciting breadth of activity across the Social Sciences, Law, the Arts and Humanities, and are one of the country’s biggest providers of Modern and Applied Language tuition.

Our taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses are hosted in our academic departments alongside a growing programme of short courses, executive training programmes and continuing professional development activity in collaboration with our employer and professional partners.


Research centres

  • Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy
  • Centre for the Study of Science and Imagination
  • Centre on the Legal Profession
  • Contemporary China Centre
  • Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture
Research areas
  • Research in English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies
  • Research in Law
  • Research in Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Research in Politics and International Relations
  • Research in History, Sociology and Criminology


We provide numerous opportunities for students to study abroad, to learn foreign languages and to combine academic studies with work experience through placements and internships. We are committed to life-long learning and offer a range of courses to allow those with a passion for knowledge to learn and to develop new skills, whatever their stage in life.

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