School of Social and Political Science

Structure and governance


Our School is made up of seven subject areas spanning a range of social sciences. These subject areas lead our teaching and research activities.

Subject areas are supported by the School's own professional services departments, including teaching offices that support teaching delivery and provide support for students.

We also host a number of research centres and institutes, where academics collaborate with colleagues across disciplines to explore local, national and global issues.


Our subject areas are:

Go to our Centres pages to learn more about the centres and institutes we host.

Go to our People pages for more information about the people who make up our School.