School of Social Sciences
We are engaged in making sense of some of the world's most complex and challenging issues, ranging from health and wellbeing to social change and social justice and the interplay between our built and physical environments.
Guardian University Guide 2022
LLM Guide 2020
Social sciences help to make sense of global social changes and society challenges.
Our School manages student teaching and University research across
- Law (Scottish, English and International)
- Energy Law & Policy
- Geography & Environmental Science
Our research and civic engagement brings all of our disciplines together to address key global challenges.
Impact case study
The protection and conservation of marine ecosystems in the waters around the Pitcairn Islands.
A call for papers for the research project Scotland’s Human Rights Defenders Fellowship Programme
A University of Dundee project aiming to improve children’s wellbeing through participation in art has received funding to expand its work to art galleries across Scotland.
Sheryl’s career has seen her use her degree in a variety of ways since graduating, including in roles at an economic development agency and a water utility.
It is known around the world as a location for the TV series Outlander, but the landscape around the picturesque village of Falkland is being permanently altered by weather events influenced by climate change.
The water supply of hundreds of millions of people in Asia is under threat from the accelerating melt of the Himalayan glaciers, a University of Dundee expert has warned.
A student who spent time on the road with BBC presenter Matt Baker as part of his Great Rickshaw Relay Challenge has talked about her experiences of helping to raise millions for charity and increase awareness of her rare liver condition
China’s National Oil Companies (NOCs) play a vital yet under-appreciated role in the global energy system, securing oil and natural gas resources for import to the country from around the world.