The University of Southampton
Social Sciences

Social Sciences at Southampton comprise five divisions: Ageing/Gerontology; Economics; Politics and International Relations; Social Statistics and Demography; and Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology.

"Because of the support I don’t feel much home sickness. Think big, don’t be afraid to lose, life is all about challenges."

BSc Sociology and Social Policy graduate, Cindy Li Wing Yin

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“Studying at Southampton pushed me out of my comfort zone and it did push me to achieve a first class honours, something I thought was impossible after my first year.”

Kenny McCarthy - BSc Applied Social Sciences (Anthropology)

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Social Sciences academics at Southampton, share expertise to address some of society's most pressing issues.

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