Why study with us?

Welcome to the School of Social Sciences. Our aim is to provide the highest quality education founded on social science and to equip students – undergraduate, postgraduate and professional alike - with the skills that will help them make a success of their careers.

We are a large School based in the heart of Nottingham city centre, and our courses offer breadth and depth of study across a wide subject area as well as many key transferrable practical skills.

What we offer

  1. Our strong working relationships with a wide range of professionals and policy-makers form an excellent basis for providing you with up-to-date and vocationally relevant courses.
  2. First-class facilities - The University has invested over £350 million into its facilities and your education since 2004.
  3. Expert staff - You will spend plenty of time with research-active lecturers who bring first hand experience and knowledge ensuring your learning is informed by the latest developments.
  4. Employment focussed and professionally recognised courses. Working closely with the public, private and third sectors ensures that our teaching meets the needs of a changing work place.
  5. Specialist guidance on planning for your future career and further study through our Succeed with Social Sciences programme of events and activities.
  6. Many of our undergraduate courses offer opportunities for students to visit and study in another country through the Erasmus + foreign exchange scheme and International Student Exchange Programme (ISEP).
  7. We offer funding and competitive scholarships.
  8. Renowned experts and professionals in related fields are regularly invited to come and and talk to our students through guest lectures. This provides you with an insight into their specialist knowledge and experiences.
  9. A rich and diverse, global community. Social Sciences students come from a wide variety of backgrounds within the UK and from all corners of the world, and as a result we have an incredibly rich and vibrant student community.
  10. Finally, by studying with the School of Social Sciences, you will encounter an outstanding experience to get involved in. We can help you broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for beyond the course.

What do our students say?

Why not listen to some of our current and past students on their experiences of studying at NTU and hear what we can offer you.


Students at university
Students at University
Students at university