79% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent

Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014


We're committed to understanding our global society, protecting the vulnerable and improving people's lives around the world.

Postgraduate Open Day

Our next Postgraduate Open Day takes place on 12 May 2016. Book now and find out more about our exciting range of study options.

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£10,000 Masters scholarships available

The University has put aside £1million to fund talented new postgraduate taught students in 2016, with scholarships of £10,000 available.

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Addressing the challenges faced by community and voluntary sector organisations

A new series of events is bringing together cutting edge thinking in social science with the experiences of civil society organisations, especially those in the community and voluntary sector.

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Study with us

Our innovative, research-led approach to learning has been recognised with numerous awards for our staff.

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Our research

From protecting children to empowering an ageing population, our work is driving global policy.

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Working together

Our collaborations are making a difference around the world. We're leading the UK's first multi-disciplinary ageing research programme, the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA).

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