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

Access to four excellent research and teaching departments

Top quality research relevant for contemporary challenges

Small, friendly, dedicated course membership

A personalised programme to suit individual tastes

SPS students host a public lecture by Professor Anthony Giddens

SPS students meet Baroness Helena Kennedy

‌‌SPS students meet Baroness Helena Kennedy

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Welcome

Welcome to the School of Social and Political Sciences (SPS).  Read more from             Dr Kevin Farnsworth, SPS Programme Director.

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Meet our students

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"SPS is the perfect mix because we have the flexibility to choose a path that works for us. What I have gained from this course is invaluable. I would thoroughly recommend SPS to anyone wanting to learn different ways to view the world and how to change it." Tess, SPS student

What do our students think about SPS courses?

Student life 

Undergraduate study

SPS Undergraduate courses

Student life at York

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Seminar series

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

Postgraduate Study

News and events

Chris Walsh Memorial Prize 2017

Posted on Tuesday 22 August 2017

Harriet Barton awarded the Chris Walsh Memorial Prize 2017


SPS Prize Winners 2017

Posted on Wednesday 5 July 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 Final year student prize winners!


Breaking news in SPS

Posted on Thursday 26 January 2017

We are delighted to begin the New Year with some welcome student and staff news in the School of SPS


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