Forward-thinking with a contemporary focus
The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences aims to generate new ideas, knowledge and skills that will increase our understanding of the world. We strive to contribute to the economy, society and culture of Scotland and beyond.
Consistently high ratings from students and external assessors prove the high quality of our teaching. Staff research informs our teaching, and theory accompanies an emphasis on employability. This helps you to develop the skills you need to make a success of your career.
Shaping the world
Innovative courses designed to encourage students and staff to interact and work together. We have a reputation for highly influential research.
The Faculty includes one of Scotland’s top law schools and Scotland’s largest provider of teacher education. It has significant expertise in developing the professional practice. The academic staff is strong and committed. Many of them do research, development and consultancy work of national and international significance.
We provide a welcoming and supportive environment for international students. You will be part of a community of students from around the world. This community is exploring ideas and solutions for an increasingly technological age. And they are developing the skills needed to meet these challenges.
Our courses are accredited by the relevant professional institutions where required. Our graduates perform above the benchmark for progressing to employment and further education.