Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Bath, England, United Kingdom
University of Bath
We offer a wide-range of interdisciplinary programmes for study at an undergraduate level within our Faculty. Our Faculty Graduate School offers a range of postgraduate degrees and provides guidance on available funding for students intending to study at this level.



Our diverse range of graduate courses and pathways at masters and doctorate level are offered through the Humanities & Social Sciences Graduate School.

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences comprises six departments:

  • Economics
  • Education
  • Health
  • Politics, Languages & International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social & Policy Sciences


Research is central to the work of our Faculty. Many of our 270 academic staff are involved with a range of research projects.

Much of our research is interdisciplinary and often focused on policy development or contemporary problem-orientation.

Some of the key themes, which link staff across the departments, include:

  • Conflict and security
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Poverty and social justice
  • Childhood and youth
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Technology and the knowledge economy

Bath, England, United Kingdom