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
** NEW ** The third issue of our Social Sciences and Global Studies Magazine has just launched. In the latest issue of this annual digital publication, discover how our research is helping to inform current global issues through impactful and transformative work across eight diverse disciplines. Download the full magazine.
School of Arts & Humanities blogs on Arts & Humanities in the time of COVID-19.
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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
The new SSGS magazine showcases the most up-to-date teaching and research from the school, delving into everything from the cost-of-living crisis...
Landmark research project to trace life cycle of four Star Wars props, from the extraction of materials all the way through to disposal, examining...
Next month, the Faculty is launching brand new short courses, with no less than three coming from our Music discipline.
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Friday, October 14, 2022 - 09:45 to Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 19:00
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 13:00 to Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 17:00
Virtual Conference, The Open University
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