Faculty of Social Sciences
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With a diverse range of globally recognised courses, we’ll help you to be the difference in your chosen career. From sociology to education, all of our social science courses are taught by lecturers who are experts in their fields.
We deliver many courses that facilitate opportunities for you to gain widespread practical experience, promote postgraduate research, and allow you to achieve your ambitions.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Faculty's Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committee works in a number of areas including protected characteristics (under the Equality Act), social class and gender. The committee is comprised of academics, professional service staff and post-graduate researchers.
We proudly hold a bronze Athena Swan award for our commitment to gender equality, which involves delivering a five-year action plan on intersectional inequalities.
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A new research centre focusing on school curriculum making – the first of its kind in the UK - has opened at the University of Stirling.
In recognition of the impact on those left behind when someone they love dies because of alcohol and drugs, MSPs used a debate on See Beyond – See the Lives – Scotland in the Scottish Parliament this week to call for more compassion and support.