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Best Universities in United Kingdom for Social Sciences Degree by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Social Sciences, degree in United Kingdom ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United Kingdom by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Social Sciences

Social science is a discipline that deals with society and relationships among individuals in the society. This discipline in broader sense provides tools to understand, examine and explain how human minds and society as a whole work. In today’s globalized world, a graduate with degree in social science is bound to be in demand as the benefits that an organization would get from an employee with uniquely transferable skills and holistic perspective to organizational day to day operation is invaluable. Social scientists are often found in departments of science and health and social sciences in universities and many social science researchers work for government and private industries void of academics.

Various Major under Social Sciences

The popular social sciences are anthropology – study of influence of evolution of humanity on society, archaeology – study of finding material evidences to evolution of humanity, economics – study of production to distribution to consumption of good and services, Geography – study of land size against population, history – study that helps you correlate your past and present to your future, law – study of set of rules that distinguish between right and wrong, linguistics – study of languages from its origin to meaning, political science – study of historical and current political events, psychology – study of human behavior and neurobiological processes, and sociology – study of religion, class, and social mobility at individual and structural levels.

Career opportunities for Social Sciences

Social science career prospects are fields that require expertise in psychology, market research, anthropology and sociology. Job profile that you may consider once after you have a degree in social sciences could be 1) Business Intelligence Analyst 2) Portfolio Manager 3) Fundraiser  4) Anthropologist 5) Sociologist 6) Psychologist 7) Market research analyst 8) Survey Researcher 9) Historian 10) Geographer 11) Political Scientist 12) Economist 13) Archivist 14) Urban and Regional Planner 15) Compliance Analys

Below is a list of top universities in United Kingdom for studying Social Sciences sorted by US News

University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

4
US News
2
Times Higher Education
5
US News
11
Times Higher Education
11
US News
-
Times Higher Education
12
US News
5
Times Higher Education
22
US News
-
Times Higher Education
34
US News
7
Times Higher Education
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

39
US News
38
Times Higher Education
46
US News
30
Times Higher Education
58
US News
36
Times Higher Education
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

60
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom

69
US News
40
Times Higher Education
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

71
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
74
US News
126-150
Times Higher Education
77
US News
59
Times Higher Education
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

86
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
University of York

University of York

United Kingdom

92
US News
95
Times Higher Education
Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom

118
US News
63
Times Higher Education
Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

124
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom

130
US News
176-200
Times Higher Education
136
US News
151-175
Times Higher Education
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