'Introducing Social Theory' by Pip Jones, Shaun Le Boutillier and Liz bradbury
'Victorian Studies' by Rohan McWilliam
'Identity Politics After DNA: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging' front cover, edited by Dr David Skinner

Humanities and Social Sciences


Key reasons to study in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences:


  • In the Guardian League Table 2014, our Sociology provision (including Criminology) ranked 13th and our Philosophy provision 24th in the UK, while History ranked in the top quarter
  • Our History provision ranked 5 in the UK for student satisfaction (The Sunday Times University Guide 2012)
  • We were designated as having 'World-leading' research (History) in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008
  • We offer Study Abroad Opportunities in America, Canada and Sweden
  • We provide Work Placement Opportunities & Specialist Careers Advice
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