About the Department

The Department of Behavioural & Social Sciences offers a range of courses around social work and social care, and in the broad area of the social sciences. Its research and enterprise activities focus on the applied study of human behaviour, and the Department is home to the Centre for Applied Childhood Youth and Family Research and the Centre for Citizenship, Conflict, Identity & Diversity.  

Undergraduate Courses

Criminology BSc (Hons)

Sociology and Criminology BSc (Hons)

Sociology BSc (Hons)

Sociology and Psychology BSc (Hons)

Behavioural Sciences BSc (Hons)

Criminology with Law BSc (Hons)

Economics and Politics BSc (Hons)

International Politics BSc (Hons)

Politics BSc (Hons)

Policing and Investigation BSc (Hons)

Politics with Sociology BSc (Hons)

Politics and Criminology BSc (Hons)

Social Work MSci

Postgraduate Taught Courses

Social Research and Evaluation MSc

Social Work MSc

Postgraduate Research Courses

Politics and International Studies Master’s by Research

Sociology Master’s by Research

Social Work and Social Policy Master’s by Research

Politics and International Studies PhD

Sociology Master’s by PhD

Social Work and Social Policy PhD

Research Centres

Centre for Applied Childhood, Youth and Family

Centre for Citizenship, Conflict, Identity and Diversity

Secure Societies Institute