School of Social Sciences

About Us

Birmingham City University’s School of Social Sciences has a mission to make sense of the world.

Our students and academics work together across disciplines to develop insights into society. We’re focused on everything from understanding crime and punishment to the study of all aspects of psychology and the exploration of social structures and change.

Undergraduate

Find out about our range of undergraduate courses, including Psychology, Criminology, Sociology, Black Studies and Policing.

Courses

Postgraduate

Take a look at the postgraduate courses and research degrees available at the School of Social Sciences.

Courses

Foundation

Our Foundation Years offer you an additional year of study to ensure successful progression to your chosen degree.

Courses

More from the School of Social Sciences

Open Days

The best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person at one of our Open Days.

Open Days

Blogs

Check out the latest blogs from our academics and students.  

Blogs

Facilities

Take a look around the facilities available to you at the School of Social Sciences.

Facilities

Placements

Gain valuable work experience before you graduate with our range of placement options.

Placements

Birmingham 2029

The School of Social Sciences is launching their ambitious "Birmingham 2029" project, which will see the city mapped out like never before to generate a big picture of life during the next decade of dramatic change.

Find out more

I AM BCU

Read our past and present students discuss their experiences in their own words.

I AM BCU