Top of the table

BSc Social Policy has been placed first in the Guardian's 2015 subject table, for the eighth consecutive year, and first in The Times' 2015 subject table. BSc Childhood Studies was ranked as the fourth best in the country in the Social Work table.

Research excellence

The REF 2014 findings placed the School for Policy Studies in the top ten UK institutions for the quality of its research.

The units are really interesting, the lecturers know how to engage us. Producing essays is developing my writing skills and my critical thinking which will help me with my plans to pursue a career in media and journalism.

Aya (BSc Social Policy and Politics, Third year)