World-ranking faculty

The REF 2014 results confirm that the faculty is a leading UK centre for high quality social science and legal research. We are also ranked second in the UK in the Times Higher Education’s REF Intensity rankings.

Our graduates

As a top-ten UK institute for graduate recruiters, our students come from all walks of life succeeding in a remarkable range of careers.

Research expertise

Our research tackles issues surrounding societal concerns, advancing social innovation and delivering evidence for policy makers.

REF 2014

Seven of Bristol's nine social science submissions were ranked in the top ten on raw GPA by Times Higher Education; two were ranked first. The faculty ranked second in the country for research intensity.