School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Change yourself and your world

Exploring and understanding human relationships, societies and culture: fact and fiction, past, present and future. Whatever your course, you will be part of an academic community which is exploring and defining how we understand human society and culture, and how we might make a positive contribution to its development.

Subject Areas

Childhood, Education and Family

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Criminology and Sociology

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English, History and Politics

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Social Work and Counselling

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Further Information


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Seminar Series

New for 2021/2022!  This series centres on sharing good practice and centres on three key principles:  intellectual generosity, dynamic and collegiality. Seminars take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 4pm-5pm.


Suffolk Folk

Featuring East Anglian myths, legends and folklore rewritten as original stories for a contemporary audience, 'Suffolk Folk' is a literary celebration of our region, showcasing the creative talents of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.

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Visiting Academics

In SSH our visiting Fellows and Professors play an important role in our teaching, research and knowledge exchange. These academics share a wealth of experience and expertise with us and our students. Their profiles are highlighted below.