Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

We offer a wide-range of interdisciplinary programmes for study at an undergraduate level within our Faculty. Our Faculty Graduate School offers a range of postgraduate degrees and provides guidance on available funding for students intending to study at this level.

Top reasons to study here

  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences has a strong commitment to furthering learning and teaching within their Faculty.
  • They frequently engage with their students and seek to build upon their success through listening to their experiences.
  • Students benefit from access to a portfolio of essential research skills training.



Our diverse range of graduate courses and pathways at masters and doctorate level are offered through the Humanities & Social Sciences Graduate School.

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences comprises six departments:

  • Economics
  • Education
  • Health
  • Politics, Languages & International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social & Policy Sciences


Research is central to the work of our Faculty. Many of our 270 academic staff are involved with a range of research projects.

Much of our research is interdisciplinary and often focused on policy development or contemporary problem-orientation.

Some of the key themes, which link staff across the departments, include:

  • Conflict and security
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Poverty and social justice
  • Childhood and youth
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Technology and the knowledge economy

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Bath, England, United Kingdom

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