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School of Social Sciences

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Study at the School of Social Sciences

Welcome to the School of Social Sciences. With nearly 3,000 undergraduates and 500 postgraduates we’re a large School, but a warm one, with a strong sense of community.

You’ll have the freedom to follow your own special interests across; Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Social Anthropology and Social Statistics. We’ll encourage you to build connections with other students and work across disciplines.

The University of Manchester was ranked in the top ten in the UK for social sciences in both the QS and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018.

Find a degree or research programme that truly matches your interests. Browse our course finder or get in touch. 

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