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Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism

Top reasons to study here

  • Rated as internationally excellent and world-leading in several areas in the last Research Assessment Exercise.
  • Bringing together over fifty staff, the Department has both a strong research culture and a commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Hosts the Wellcome-funded Centre for the Social History of Health and Health Care.



The portfolio includes undergraduate courses in Social Sciences, Multimedia Journalism and Media and Communication. The department also offers masters degrees in Television Fiction Writing; Multimedia Journalism; Creative and Cultural Business; Health History, and Citizenship and Human Rights.

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