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School of Social Sciences

Studying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in social sciences at Birmingham City University opens you up to a wide range of unique opportunities, setting you apart from other graduates. You will leave fully equipped with a range of skills and experiences to help you succeed in a number of career paths.

PhD Programmes

Social Sciences (1)


The School of Social Sciences is currently based at the City North Campus in Perry Barr. You will be using some of the latest innovative equipment and software, and benefit from realistic simulated learning environments.

  • Mock court rooms
  • Impressive suite of psychology laboratories
  • Simulated police interview environments
  • Virtual case study environment
  • 'Bean bag' rooms - designed to facilitate less hierarchical interaction


Our undergraduate and postgraduate social sciences courses have achieved international and national recognition from professional bodies.

Studying for an accredited course maximises your future employability options. They are often a requirement for further study and for qualification into some professions.


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