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Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism

Top reasons to study here

  • Rated as internationally excellent and world-leading in several areas in the last Research Assessment Exercise.
  • Bringing together over fifty staff, the Department has both a strong research culture and a commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Hosts the Wellcome-funded Centre for the Social History of Health and Health Care.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Humanities (1)



The portfolio includes undergraduate courses in Social Sciences, Multimedia Journalism and Media and Communication. The department also offers masters degrees in Television Fiction Writing; Multimedia Journalism; Creative and Cultural Business; Health History, and Citizenship and Human Rights.