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Economic, Social and Political Sciences

Economic, Social & Political Sciences at Southampton comprise five departments: Gerontology; Economics; Politics and International Relations; Social Statistics and Demography; and Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology.

Student experience

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

Our sociology degrees

Athena Swan


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The Bronze Award is in recognition of the positive culture within the School that values gender equality, as well as the comprehensive plan to address areas where we need to improve gender equality and balance. You can learn more about what we are doing on our Athena SWAN page.

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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 McCarthyBSc Applied Social Sciences (Anthropology)
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