Study with us

Our Faculty's international reputation for outstanding teaching and research, and the lively and engaging learning environment that we provide, attracts some 5,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students each year. Find out more about what we have to offer you.

Faculty highlights

Bristol Q-Step

Bristol is one of 17 universities in the UK to develop Q-Step pathways for social science students.

Find out how you can increase your career prospects across multiple professions with Bristol Q-Step, by enhancing your social science degree with quantitative skills training.

Professional Liaison Network

The Professional Liaison Network co-ordinate a range of activities, designed to enhance your career prospects. They can connect you with alumni and external organisations related to your academic discipline through mentoring, work placements and networking events.   

South West Doctoral Training Partnership

Bristol is the lead institute for the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP). 

Find out about the unique programme of training that the SWDTP offers to postgraduate students across the breadth of the social sciences.

Festival of Social Sciences

The Thinking Futures Festival is an annual celebration of our Faculty's research. 

Explore our free programme of events to discover how the social sciences connect to communities around Bristol and beyond.

The digit 3 in white, against an abstract blue background. Bristol graduates are the third most targeted by top employers (High Fliers, 2022)

Our teaching

Our courses are delivered by academics working at the forefront of their disciplines, embedding the latest ideas and findings within their teaching. 

Our research

Our academics are internationally recognised leaders in their fields, producing world-class research across the social sciences and law.

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