University of Wolverhampton have been providing students with the opportunities presented by a first class education for over 180 years. The University of Wolverhampton's attractive offering to students from around the world includes 96% graduate employability (Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey 2015), teaching informed by world-leading research, strong business links, and state-of-the-art facilities.
The Faculty of Social Sciences is comprised of the University of Wolverhampton Business School, the University of Wolverhampton Law School, the School of Social, Historical and Political Sciences and the International Academy.
The University of Wolverhampton Business School
The University of Wolverhampton Business School has a distinguished history of supporting business in the West Midlands and Black Country. Established for over 80 years, we have trained thousands of local and regional managers and supported organisations in their development. We were one of the first business schools in the country to offer MBA programmes, coaching and mentoring qualifications and have a tradition of innovation in developing courses which meet the needs of business and managers. Read more about our history.
There are over 60 full-time lecturers and professors drawn from a wide spectrum of business and management disciplines and backgrounds. Many have held senior positions in multinational and blue chip organisations whilst others have worked in the public sector for non-profit organisations. The University of Wolverhampton Business School is also the largest and most successful CIPD Centre in the Midlands.
We offer a range of undergraduate courses in Finance, Accounting, Business, Human Resource, Leadership, Marketing, Leisure Industries and Progression Agreements and at a postgraduate level the University of Wolverhampton Business School has trained thousands of managers regionally, nationally and internationally.
The University of Wolverhampton Law School
The University’s Law School has many years’ experience of supporting students throughout the UK and countries including America, China, Hong Kong, Trinidad and Tobago, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Our expertise is respected and highly valued by important players in the legal sector.
The new Head of the Law School, Sukhninder Panesar, was appointed in April 2016. With substantial teaching, research and management experience in Higher Education, Sukhninder is ready to lead further changes to the School, building on our links with the profession and improving the student experience. Read more about Sukhninder and our future plans for Law.
As an undergraduate student of the Law School, you’ll be welcomed as part of a tight, friendly and innovative community. There are few better starting points for a career in this constantly moving and challenging sector. Substantial numbers of law graduates enter the legal profession either immediately after professional training or a few years later. Find out more about the occupations you can follow with a law degree.
If you have a degree and wish to continue with postgraduate study, we offer a range of Master's degrees. For those students with a qualifying law degree or equivalent we also offer the Legal Practice Course (LPC). This can be studied full or part-time and provides graduates who have completed the academic stage of legal training or Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives with the professional, vocational stage of training as a solicitor. Further information.
The School of Social, Historical and Political Studies
At the School of Social, Historical and Political Studies, our teaching excellence, innovative learning materials and first class facilities create a vibrant and stimulating learning environment where you can develop personally and professionally to reach your full potential in your career.
We have a range of undergraduate courses in History, Politics, War Studies, Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology, Uniformed Services, Interpreting and Deaf Studies and postgraduate courses in History and War Studies.