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School of Human and Social Sciences

School of Human and Social Sciences

Studying a programme in the human or social sciences can open the door to a wide range of interesting and diverse careers.

Whether you specialise in criminology or early childhood, our School of Human and Social Sciences offers exciting learning opportunities that give you the skills, contacts and experience to get ahead in today’s workplace.

We offer degree and master’s programmes that support the workforce in the public, independent and voluntary sectors in the following areas:

The School of Human and Social Sciences embeds health, well-being and performance across our curriculum and these are at the heart of the student experience. Our staff are highly experienced professionals drawing on existing links within industry and the practice environment to support the development of highly skilled students for the future workforce. Our courses across Education, Sports & Exercise, and the Social Sciences have been specifically designed to empower graduating students to have a positive impact on individuals, communities and society.
Dr Ciarán O’Keeffe Head of School of Human and Social Sciences
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Most of our courses are professionally accredited, approved and regulated by bodies such as the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), the British Psychological Society (BPS), and The Society of Sports Therapists.

You will be taught by experienced academics, many of whom have moved from senior professional posts.

We pride ourselves on keeping in close contact with the practice environment. Working with prospective employers, our courses are firmly focused on supporting evidence-based practice and developing a highly skilled and competent workforce.

For more information, or to discuss how we can help you achieve your career goals, email us, call 0330 123 2023, or attend one of our open days.