Why study the Social Sciences at The University of Manchester?

With more than 35 subject areas and one third of its 17,000 students coming from outside Europe, The University of Manchester's Faculty of Humanities is one of the most diverse, international and successful Humanities faculties in the world.

  • Learn professional skills such as coding and programming with specialist, industry-standard software for image processing, GIS and cartographic representation, as well as a CAD suite.
  • Graduates go on to work everywhere from national charities to international organisations: including: Accenture, HSBC, PwC, BBC and the NHS.
  • Social Science research at Manchester is ranked 3rd in the UK, based on research power (REF 2014)
20th in the world for Sociology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

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