The College of Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham is a thriving and progressive faculty located within an institution that combines over a century of heritage with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education.
Winner of the prestigious The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year Award, ranked among the world's top 100 institutions and a member of the Russell Group of leading research institutions, the University is well placed to succeed in the increasingly competitive global higher education sector.
The best location for Social Sciences
Birmingham is a major European centre and the second city of the United Kingdom. It is a unique city that combines business and financial quarters with culture and historical interest. It is also home to a new £189 million library, housing a collection of 1 million books.
Birmingham is a truly multicultural city with a proud history of welcoming people from all areas of the world to meet, talk, trade and settle.
The best location for you
The College has a clear vision for the future, ambitious leadership, world-leading academic strength and a secure financial base. As well as our focus on research excellence, we are committed to delivering a first-class experience for our students in every aspect of their university life.
As well as an academic environment the College of Social Sciences provides an excellent opportunity for professional/support staff. We have a well-developed infrastructure of specialists in research applications and support, HR, communications and marketing, alumni relations, e-learning, web enabling and IT. Much of this specialist support is aligned to our school disciplines.
Head of College
Professor Saul Becker is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences.
Key people and members of the Board of the College of Social Sciences
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