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Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health

The Faculty is a diverse community of undergraduates, postgraduates, and academic and research staff. We are based across 9 academic Departments and Schools, who are engaged in pioneering research and innovative learning.

We are regularly ranked within the world's top 50 for the quality and significance of our research, our students enjoy an unparalleled learning experience and our graduates are some of the most sought after by employers.

Our Research
10 Academic Departments and Schools
Over 350 Academic and Research Staff
4,700 Undergraduates
3,300 Postgraduates

FSSH International Brochure

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Health has an extensive global collaboration in research and education with partners across the world, promoting Social Science solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.

The stories presented in our International Brochure demonstrate sustained and positive engagement with international partners, particularly around work with social justice in society and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. Our eight departments have funded research projects on every continent.
Find out more in our International Brochure
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Get in touch

Contact the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health

Faculty of Social Sciences & Health

Arthur Holmes Building,

Science Site,

South Road,

Durham, DH1 3LE

Tel: +44 (0) 191 33 42901

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