School of Social and Political Science

Postgraduate research programmes


The School of Social and Political Science (SPS) is home to more than 250 postgraduate research students. As a research student within SPS, you’ll be part of a dynamic and diverse academic community. 

Our interdisciplinary structure fosters research that cuts across traditional social science boundaries to bring together experts from across the School and wider University. 

With an SPS research degree, you will gain advanced training across the social sciences. We will equip you with the skills needed to make a significant contribution to the world of social science, and to tackle some of society’s most prevalent and pressing challenges.


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