The School of Social Sciences and Global Studies at The Open University is a hub for disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and research-led teaching that aims to tackle some of the most pressing challenges faced by societies across the globe.
We offer an intellectually stimulating environment for academic staff and students, including a lively postgraduate research community.
- Prof Shonil Bhagwat (Head of School, SSGS)
The School offers a deliberately unconventional combination of disciplinary traditions which support a wide range of interdisciplinary and disciplinary modules and qualifications.
The School is a hub for disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and research-led teaching that aims to tackle some of the most pressing challenges faced by societies across the globe.
Through the pursuit of strategic partnerships and progressive engagement, we strive to make a difference in the wider world.
Established in October 2021, the Centre provides critical, interdisciplinary insight, and innovative, social justice driven solutions to challenges facing contemporary global societies.
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