Social Sciences at the University of Exeter is in the top 100 of the prestigious Times Higher Education Social Sciences Rankings.
Interdisciplinary collaboration is a hallmark of the College, reflected both in research and our varied curriculum, which offers flexibility and choice.
All our programmes are based on research-led teaching and are structured to offer growing disciplinary expertise while developing key generic skills sought by employers. With us you have the chance to study in a supportive environment with excellent facilities and amenities in a strong student community.
HIGH QUALITY TEACHING
All our programmes are based on research-led teaching and are structured to offer growing disciplinary expertise while developing key generic skills sought by employers. We are part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership, one of the largest centres of postgraduate research training for social scientists in the UK. Our postgraduate students have access to a wide range of funding awards offered by the College and organisations such as the AHRC
WORLD LEADING RESEARCH
We are home to a number of major research projects which seek to push back academic boundaries and have important policy and societal implications. The College hosts numerous research conferences, seminars and workshops, and is also home to several international journals.
Close cooperation between and across disciplinary groupings improves the quality and diversity of our teaching as well as encouraging the free movement of ideas and cross-disciplinary exchanges.
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