Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • King Henry 1 Street, Park Building

    PO1 2DZ Portsmouth

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

In the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, our four departments conduct research in a wide variety of humanities and social sciences subjects. 

Our research explores themes across a host of subjects within the faculty, which informs the teaching and supervision of our students. We also support academic staff to develop partnerships and consultancy activities with public and private enterprise.

Much of our exceptional research takes place within the following research centres:

  • Centre for European and International Studies Research
  • Centre for Studies in Literature
  • Insititute of Criminal Justice Studies

Our research areas include:

  • Area studies
  • Criminology
  • Development studies
  • Education
  • English literature
  • History
  • Languages and applied linguistics
  • Politics and international relations
  • Sociology
  • Women's and gender studies


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