Sheffield Methods Institute
Find out about our Applied & Quantitative Social Social Sciences and Politics, Philosophy and Economics courses.
Taught by Experts
Meet Dr Mark Taylor, SMI Director of Education and Level 1 Data Visualisation Tutor.
Mark has recently compiled the second ever UK Games Industry Census, giving a deeper insight into the demographic make-up and working habits of the UK video games industry.
Find out more about Mark’s academic background.
Meet Dr Siobhan McAndrew, BA/BSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics Programme Director.
Siobhan is currently leading a research project into vaccine confidence and trust in government, and also collaborates on funded projects on creative practitioners and cultural data innovation.
Find out more about Siobhan's expertise and research interests.
Applied & Quantitative Social Social Sciences
Our courses will give you the analytical skills and subject knowledge to investigate and understand the major challenges faced by society today. We will develop your skills in data handling, investigation and presentation, so that you become a confident and reflective social scientist.
Find out more about our BA Applied Social Sciences & BSc Quantitative Social Sciences courses.
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Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Our undergraduate degrees will help you understand the ideas and theories which shape our world. You will learn how and why politics, philosophy and economics are interrelated, and how they’ve developed alongside each other.
Find out more about our BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics & BSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics.
SMI Annual Student Conference
Our annual student conference brings together students from our all undergraduate courses to hear from and network with industry professionals, share knowledge, present research findings and explore new topics from across the social sciences forum.
You will belong to the SMI community
As a Sheffield Methods Institute (SMI) student, you will belong to a close community of fellow students, academic lecturers, researchers and professional support staff, who will develop and support you throughout your learning experience.
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Skills, Experience and Confidence - SMI Student Placements
Find out from our Applied and Quantitative Social Sciences students, how their placements boosted their confidence, skills, experience, and subject knowledge.
Why Study Politics, Philosophy & Economics?
Find out what its like to study our exciting Politics, Philosophy & Economics course from current students Rikzar and Daniel. Programme Director Dr Siobhan McAndrew also talks about our innovative teaching methods and what careers the course can lead to.