Research opportunities are available in criminology, demography, economics, gerontology, politics, social policy, sociology, and statistics. As well as a number of extremely active research groups in each of our divisions, we host several major international research centres.
A supportive environment for success
Studying the social sciences will inspire and challenge students interested in exploring our subjects: ageing/gerontology; economics; politics and international relations; social statistics and demography; sociology and social policy.
Sociologist wins book award
Global AgeWatch Index takes centre stage at the United Nations
We have an international reputation. Our academics work collaboratively with government departments, agencies and organisations around the world on innovative research projects.
Much of our cutting-edge research is conducted in our interdisciplinary research centres associated with Social Sciences.