The School of Humanities offers a vast range of teaching and research opportunities that contribute to the advancement of human understanding.

School of Humanities and Social Science

The School of Humanities offers a vast range of teaching and research opportunities that contribute to the advancement of human understanding. We take pride in our stimulating teaching and vigorous research to foster the development of our students and staff.


Undertake a Research Higher Degree

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences provides support for the research process and activities of its Research Higher Degree (RHD) candidates. We provide a high standard of thesis supervision, plus a range of material resources such as financial support, study rooms, professional development workshops, conference attendance support and statistical support. 


International research, teaching and learning

The School of Humanities and Social Science is an exemplar of internationalisation. It is home to the University's modern languages – Chinese, French, German and Japanese  – and the international exchanges that go with them...


Humanities and Social Science research

This section highlights our research strengths, current grants and publications, our active Research Institutes, Centres and Groups, and Research Higher Degree information.