University of Bath: Politics, Languages and International Studies

The University of Bath
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences


In the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Bath we understand the importance of social sciences. Social scientists are involved in solving the world’s biggest problems and can improve the societies we live in.

Our Faculty includes six departments:

By studying and researching with us you’ll be welcomed into a multidisciplinary, diverse academic community and a strong environment to pursue your masters or research degree.

You'll benefit from spending time in the beautiful city of Bath, at a university well recognised in the UK and internationally, and have access to strong links to industry and business.

Research excellence
We’re proud that our research informs our teaching. Across our departments, our research is recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent according to the REF 2014.

Much of our research addresses real-world challenges and issues. Watch our film to find out how our research we’re solving global problems in the Faculty.

Master’s courses
Masters courses in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences include:

View all Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences master’s courses 

PhD opportunities
As a PhD student, you’ll be welcomed into a multidisciplinary community of research, collaboration and support. Studying at Bath provides you with a strong environment in which to pursue your research and contribute to socially significant research.

Find out more about the research taking place in our academic departments:

In addition, and in collaboration with South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP), we also offer a number of interdisciplinary PhDs.

Watch our film to find out how to apply for a PhD in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

You can find our more about funding opportunities and making an application for a PhD through the Doctoral College.

Contact details

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
1 West, level 3
University of Bath
Claverton Down

Central Postgraduate Taught Admissions enquiries
+44(0)1225 385115

Doctoral College enquiries
+44(0)1225 383463

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