World class research

The University of Bristol is one of the leading centres of high quality and high impact social science research in the UK.

Vibrant research environment

The faculty offers excellent research support and actively cultivates an inter-school, inter-disciplinary ethos with numerous school research centres and faculty research groups.

REF 2014

REF 2014 confirmed the excellence of Bristol's social science research. Seven of Bristol's nine social sciences submissions were ranked in the top ten on raw GPA by Times Higher Education; two were ranked first.