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Coming in 2021/22

Learn about studying a degree in Humanities and Social Sciences at university

In a globalised and fast-changing world, you have the potential to help shape the lives of the next generation – and we've got the courses to start your journey.

Understand and tackle society’s most enduring problems past and present. Explore relevant social, political and ethical questions including campaigns like Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, fake news, green politics and more. Combine perspectives and historic flashpoints. Tackle the issues that matter most to you.

That’s what a Humanities and Social Sciences degree looks like.See what you could study through our online tasters and start building a solid foundation for your future studies and career. 

Our next events are scheduled for January 2022. We hope these events will be both on campus and virtually, but we'll be able to confirm that soon. If you'd like to be added to our mailing list, please get in touch.

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At our Humanities and Social Sciences tasters, you’ll:

  • Look at all the subject areas including History, Politics and International Relations, English Literature, Sociology, and Childhood Studies
  • Find out what it’s like to study these subjects at degree level
  • Discover our links to industry and how to kick-start your career
  • Pick and choose what you’d like to get involved in, from a collection of online webinars, student chat and advice
  • Ask current students your questions and hear about their active learning experiences
  • Discover life as a student in Portsmouth and explore all our city has to offer
  • Explore different options such as studying a degree apprenticeship

Other ways to explore

No need to wait until our next taster day. Take a virtual humanities and social sciences virtual experience, browse our courses and explore our island city at one of our Open Days.

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