Welcome to the School of Social and Political Sciences (SPS)

SPS students meet Baroness Helena Kennedy

SPS students meet Baroness Helena Kennedy

Access to three excellent research and teaching departments´╗┐

Top quality research relevant for contemporary challenges

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Small, friendly, dedicated course membership

A personalised programme to suit individual tastes

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Undergraduate study

Read more about our SPS programmes, our typical offers, and what you could do after your degree.

Postgraduate study and research


Meet our students

"I honestly can’t think of anywhere else I’d rather be. The teaching is first class, the college system allows for a brilliant pastoral care element, and the city of York itself is absolutely beautiful."

Catherine Hennigan, 3rd year student

Seminar series

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Bringing leading acadmics to York to share their expertise with SPS students.

News and events

SPS Seminar Series - Mediated Public Spheres

Posted on Monday 30 September 2013

Prof. Natalie Fenton (Goldsmiths, University of London) is our first guest speaker for this year's SPS Seminar Series. All welcome.


SPS Annual Public Lecture

Posted on Friday 3 May 2013

You are welcome to attend the SPS Annual Public Lecture which will take place at 6.00pm on Wednesday 15 May in P/X001.


Social & Political Sciences library subject guide

Posted on Thursday 21 February 2013

These pages bring together links to key information resources for Social and Political Sciences. Use the tabs above to find books and e-books, journals and journal articles, and many other resources.


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