The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences deals with the full range of human experience. Intrinsically interdisciplinary in approach, the Faculty produces cutting-edge research that informs our world-class teaching and inspires our students, academics and the general public. Read more
School of Arts & Humanities blogs on Arts & Humanities in the time of COVID-19.
School of Social Sciences and Global Studies blogs on Social scientific research in the time of COVID-19.
The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences offers 23 undergraduate degree courses, as well as a wide range of certificates, diplomas and postgraduate qualifications, across 14 disciplines. Each of our qualifications combines insights from the different disciplines, bringing context and breadth to your learning. Our learning materials are informed by the world-leading research our academics conduct. Read more
The Faculty has a vibrant interdisciplinary research culture, across all our 14 subject areas. Our interests span three millennia from understanding classical antiquity to developing future solutions to contemporary environmental challenges. Alongside research on the UK, its rich cultural history and present-day social problems, our research also has a global scope, extending to Africa, Oceania, the Americas, the Middle East and South and East Asia. Read more
Clive Emsley, pioneering historian, and enthusiastic wine connoisseur, born 4 August 1944; died 5 October 2020. We in FASS wish him the fondest of...
FASS held its first (re)Freshers event livestreamed on StudentHubLive. The event replay is now available.
OU Research is behind a newly-launched relationship app designed to tackle the fact that two-thirds of us don’t talk about our relationships with...
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