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Applied Social Sciences at Bedfordshire

At the School of Applied Social Sciences, teaching and research combine to create a rich, supportive learning environment where you develop the skills to work successfully and contribute positively in global and diverse settings. We are a practice-led School, keen to ensure you can apply your degree in your chosen career.

Our #SASS Changemaker programme is designed so that you see yourself as something other than a student working towards a degree. We ask you to take an active role in bringing about change and working towards social justice.

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Belong at Beds - make your mark

The University of Bedfordshire's School of Applied Social Sciences has relaunched its Belong @ Beds initiative to help foster a sense of inclusion and belonging for students. Read media release - 'Intiative to encourage students' sense of belonging'

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Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR)

IASR brings together research within the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, producing work which both anticipates and shapes key changes in policy, administration and practice. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) 81% or our research was assessed to be world-leading or internationally excellent.

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Industry Advisory Boards

This School is keen to work closely with industry and the third sector to help shape our offer and our future generations. Established industry professions and Alumni are invited to contribute their expertise and experience through Industry Advisory Boards. If you would like to be involved and offer your insight on the strategic direction of our innovative academic content, help with graduate employability or advise on our research activities, we would like to hear from you!