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The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a broad range of exciting areas to study.

Our education

At the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, our education offer is unique. We bring together the creative arts, humanities and social sciences disciplines. We provide an environment that allows our students to work across boundaries. We'll tailor your learning experience for a focused qualification that will support your future.  

Discipline experts design and deliver our courses and programmes. They use their research and experience to enrich the curriculum and enhance your learning. We value learning with and through each other.  

Our disciplines work together. We collaborate with colleagues and students alike to understand the world around us and our impact. The Teaching and Learning scholarship is as core as our research into our subjects and disciplines. With this balance, we bring you a contemporary and engaging curriculum.

Student support and wellbeing

Student support and wellbeing are an essential part of our education offer. We strive to provide you with all the support you need, so you can get the most out of your time with us.  

We work closely with Newcastle University’s Student Wellbeing department. We also offer support through: 

  • each academic School for undergraduate and postgraduate students 
  • the Dean of Postgraduate Studies for postgraduate research students - Dr Ian Biddle


If you decide to study at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, you’ll get a rich and rewarding academic and social experience. We will support you in your career choices and prepare you for graduate employment and further training.  

Learn about our reputation for excellence in employability.