King's ChapelWelcome to the School of Social Science

The School of Social Science is a thriving centre for teaching and research in the fields of:

The School provides an exciting and vibrant research-led learning environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.  The University of Aberdeen is a research-led institution and the School of Social Science is committed to producing research of the highest quality across a range of subjects.

All of our degree schemes offer a thorough training in the basic principles of social science, a wide choice of specialised subjects, training in the practice of social research and preparation for a wide variety of career opportunities.