College of Social Sciences (CoSS)

The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.

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Birmingham Business School

Posted 13 October 2016

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite

The Economist's WhichMBA? 2016 Global Rankings have today been announced, confirming Birmingham Business School's position in the top 100 with a placement of 90th globally and as one of the top UK and European MBA programmes.

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School of Education

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School of Government and Society

Posted 21 October 2016

Academic article reprinted in book

Daniele Albertazzi's article (with Sean Mueller) 'Populism and Liberal Democracy: Populists in Government in Austria, Italy, Poland and Switzerland' was reprinted in The Populist Radical Right - A Reader, Edited by Cas Mudde.

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School of Social Policy

Posted 19 October 2016

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) in the UK

IRiS and MEENA, an organisation that runs the Unofficial Women and Children's Centre in 'The Jungle', Calais are running a Masterclass to share knowledge and experience of resettling Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in the UK on 7 November.

Posted 18 October 2016

New book series on global migration and social change

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new book series on global migration and social change edited by Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham and Dr Alan Gamlen of the Hugo Center for Migration and Population Research at the University of Adelaide, Australia.

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