'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


Reasons to study with us:


  1. In the National Student Survey 2014, our students rated our courses highly:
  • our BA (Hons) Criminology achieved 100% for 'Overall satisfaction' and 98% for 'The teaching on my course'
  • our BA (Hons) History achieved 97% for 'The teaching on my course' and 94% for 'Overall satisfaction'
  • our BA (Hons) Philosophy achieved 96% for 'Overall Satisfaction' and 'The teaching on my course'
  • our FdA Public Service achieved 100% for 'personal development' and 95% for 'Overall satisfaction', 'Assessment and feedback' and 'Academic support'
  • our BA (Hons) Sociology achieved 94% for 'Overall satisfaction', 'The teaching on my course', 'Learning resources' and 'Personal development'
  1. Our Philosophy provision ranked 2nd in the UK for Student Satisfaction in the Sunday Times University Guide 2015
  2. 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
  3. In the Research Assessment Exercise 2008 we were designated as having 'World-leading' research for History
  4. We offer Study Abroad opportunities in America, Canada and Sweden
  5. We provide work placement opportunities and specialist careers advice

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