Subjects in the School of Social Sciences
We focus our research and teaching around a unique combination of eight disciplines.
Understand why crime has become a dominant social problem, and how crime and criminal behaviour are related to other social issues.
We are ranked in the top 10 in the UK and provide a wide range of ways of studying Economics.
We have an established and respected reputation as a centre for the study of law that produces internationally-renowned research.
Explore our research areas and find out about our degree courses and research environment.
Our department is one of the largest in the UK. Meet the individuals and explore our research priorities.
Our students scored us 100% for overall satisfaction. Find out why.
Our department plays a central role in ensuring that Manchester continues to be a leading UK centre for quantitative sociology.
Find out why we are ranked first in the UK for the percentage of our research outputs that are judged as ‘world-leading'.