Welcome to 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.

News and Events

Wolverhampton protests against Enoch Powell. Photo courtesy of the Express and StarRivers of Blood in Wolverhampton? Enoch Powell, Racism and Resistance

Faculty of Social Sciences Black History Month lecture - examines the relationship between Enoch Powell and Wolverhampton following his 'rivers of blood' speech. Find out more and book your place.

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Undergraduate Courses

We have a range of undergraduate courses in History, Politics, War Studies, Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology, Uniformed Services, Interpreting and Deaf Studies.

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Postgraduate Courses (Full time & Part time)

We have postgraduate courses in History and War Studies.

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Research Centres

Centre for Historical Research

Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution

Centre for Applied Social Research

Visiting Scholar Scheme (VSS)

Find out more about the Visiting Scholar Scheme for the the Faculty of Social Sciences

Research events

Research events in the Faculty of Social Sciences - lectures, workshops and more

Our Students

Our students female

You'll be part of a community where students come first.  

Further information

Contact Us

School of Social, Historical and Political Studies

Current Student & General Enquiries:

Email: FoSStudentSupport@wlv.ac.uk
Telephone: 01902 321 515

University of Wolverhampton
Mary Seacole Building (MH)
City Campus Wulfruna (North)

Undergraduate Course Enquiries:

Email: FoSS-UGenquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Telephone: 01902 323 518

Postgraduate and Professional Course Enquiries:

Email: FoSS-PGenquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Telephone: 01902 321 081


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