Why choose to study Social Sciences at UEA?

Home to seven schools of study, UEA’s Faculty of Social Sciences is dedicated to supporting your personal development by bridging the gap between academic learning and practical skills.

  • Opportunities for international development students to take a work placement, such as governance in Nigeria and Tanzania, education in Guatemala and Mexico, disaster recovery in India and the Philippines, and food security in Cambodia.
  • Access cutting-edge facilities at the School of Psychology, including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, motion tracking and eye tracking labs.
  • 80% of research conducted by the School of Psychology is world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
  • UEA Law School has strong links to local, national and global law firms, offering practical experience through a pro-bono clinic and internship opportunities.
  • The Faculty of Social Sciences is a member of the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership.
25th in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

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