Browser does not support script.
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.
View our teaching and learning page
View our research page
Posted 02 December 2016
Words on inclusive finance from Hillary Clinton and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.
Posted 01 December 2016
We are delighted to announce the achievement of winning this prestigious award at the 2016 West Midlands Finance Awards.on 30 November. The awards seek to promote and celebrate the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals within the West Midlands' finance community.
More news in the Business School
Professor Kalwant Bhopal, was the featured speaker at a recent event at SOAS, University of London
Posted 24 November 2016
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has twice praised the University of Birmingham in recent months for what we have done in setting up our own fully comprehensive secondary school – the first of its kind in England. In fact, the Prime Minister has gone further, saying she wants to see other universities setting up schools or sponsoring existing underperforming ones.
More news in the School of Education
Professor Susan Scarrow (University of Houston) visited Birmingham to give a special lecture to students, talk about postgraduate study in the US and deliver a public lecture on party organization.
Professor Mat Watson (Warwick), Dr Sophie Harman (Queen Mary), and Dr Megan Daigle (Aberystwyth) gave a Guest Lecture on 'Doing IPE Research' (27 October 2016).
More news in the School of Government and Society
Jamie McEwan (MA Social Work, 2013) won Gold for 'Newly Qualified Adult Social Worker of the Year', while Annabelle Stock (MA Social Work, 2016) took home Silver as runner-up for 'Student Social Worker of the Year', at a ceremony in London on Friday 25 November.
Posted 29 November 2016
LifeSavers is a joint initiative by the Church of England and Young Enterprise. It seeks to establish schools savings clubs in primary schools across the UK in conjunction with a financial education curriculum.
More news in the School of Social Policy