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About the Faculty

The Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences brings together a diverse range of subjects from Computing, Tourism and Politics to  Psychology, Sciences, Policing and more, to provide teaching, learning and research opportunities.

What can the Faculty offer you?

The Faculty offers great choice and flexibility within a welcoming and supportive environment. Some of the Faculty's strengths include:

  • Established undergraduate programmes in Canterbury and Broadstairs offering academic and professional disciplines
  • The second biggest Clinical Psychology Doctorate in the country, based at the Salomons Campus in Tunbridge Wells
  • High quality teaching shown by levels of student satisfaction (NSS 2012)
  • 98% Sport and Exercise Science
  • 94% Geography
  • 92% Police Studies
  • 91% Accounting
  • 90% Business Studies
  • 100% Advertising and Marketing
  • 92% Sociology
  • 90% Politics and International Relations
  • 100% Forensic Computing
  • A growing postgraduate portfolio with expertise in Psychology  and Psychological Therapies, Masters programmes in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Computing and Cybercrime Forensics and Forensic Computing
  • Research and PhD opportunities with particular strengths in areas related to sport (visit the SPEAR website), clinical psychology, politics and international studies, business and life sciences