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 2019.
Find a degree or research programme that truly matches your interests. Browse our course finder or get in touch.
Our undergraduate courses give you the flexibility to specialise in the areas that most interest you.
Take the next step, into relevant, progressive postgraduate study.
Our cross-disciplinary research shapes futures and changes lives. Join us.
Students of more than 100 nationalities currently study at our School. Read the information for students from your country.