Why study Social Sciences at Newcastle University?

The largest of three faculties at Newcastle University, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is home to multiple disciplines including Law, Education, Media and Politics. The faculty encourages collaborative learning and research, contributing to solutions for some of the key global issues facing society today.

  • Excellent interdisciplinary learning facilities including the Wolfson Archaeology Laboratory, fully-equipped Geography laboratories and a state-of-the-art digital media lab.
  • Newcastle University’s Philosophy degree has received a minimum of 92% for student satisfaction for 10+ years.
  • Home to world-leading research communities, including the Global Urban Research Unit, the Asian Studies Research Group and the Research Centre in Film and Digital Media.
  • Links to global businesses across a huge range of industries, with many degrees offering travel and work placement opportunities.
Top 100 in the world for Archaeology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

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