The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
You can accept all, or else manage cookies individually. However, blocking some types of cookies may affect your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.
You can change your cookies preference at any time by visiting our Cookies Notice page. Please remember to clear your browsing data and cookies when you change your cookies preferences. This will remove all cookies previously placed on your browser.
For more detailed information about the cookies we use, or how to clear your browser cookies data see our Cookies Notice
Manage consent preferences
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.
They are essential for you to browse the website and use its features.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. We can’t identify you from these cookies.
These help us personalise our sites for you by remembering your preferences and settings. They may be set by us or by third party providers, whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then these services may not function properly.
These cookies allow us to count visits and see where our traffic comes from, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are popular and see how visitors move around the site. The cookies cannot directly identify any individual users.
If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to improve its performance for you.
These cookies may be set through our site by social media services or our advertising partners. Social media cookies enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They can track your browser across other sites and build up a profile of your interests. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to see or use the content sharing tools.
Advertising cookies may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but work by uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will still see ads, but they won’t be tailored to your interests.
Explore the extragalactic with our world-leading faculty. Our research interests focus on:
testing cosmological models
physics of the early universe
large-scale structure: galaxy surveys and numerical...Read more
Cultural Studies engages critically with the study of everyday life – with the ‘deep ordinariness’ of the world.
Studying cultural consumption, popular culture, multicultures, cultural values and the...Read more
Our research lies at the forefront of fundamental physics – ranging from quantum information processing, quantum optics and cold atom physics through a programme of top-rated particle physics experiments...Read more
We combine a long tradition in a field of scholarship pioneered at Sussex with a commitment to fostering new and emerging fields of inquiry.
Core supervisory expertise is offered in:
British political...Read more
From Medieval and Renaissance writing to the 18th century to the present, from the novel to poetry to modernism, postmodernism and the contemporary scene – were strongly committed to the interdisciplinary...Read more
From crowd behaviour to perception and studies of the brain – you’ll work with experts who will guide and support you through your research project.
Sussex is one of the largest and most diverse centres...Read more
From Shakespeare, contemporary literature and literary theory to Derrida, Freud and creative and critical writing – we welcome PhD applications in a wide range of areas.
Over 90% of all English faculty...Read more
From world-leading research to our radical approach to the histories of art, from exceptional links with museums and galleries to Brighton’s distinctive arts culture – you’ll find Sussex a truly exceptional...Read more
Politics is inextricable from human society and our teaching reflects this. Our interdisciplinary approach goes beyond the academic divisions between sociology and social theory, and political theory...Read more
We aspire to challenge the boundaries of the international relations discipline and make the world a better place.
You’ll benefit from our strong international networks. We’ve undertaken consultancy...Read more
Sociology at Sussex is an exciting place to pursue critical research in sociology, criminology and interdisciplinary fields relating to:
childhood and education
crime and violence
health and care
migration. ...Read more
Are you interested in the nature of cognition, be it natural or artificial?
Our pioneering, interdisciplinary approach brings together faculty and research students from artificial intelligence, psychology,...Read more
Join us to analyse how politics shapes our lives. We conduct internationally renowned research on some of the most important issues facing Britain, Europe and the world.
You’ll work with expert faculty...Read more
From theory and practice in wellbeing to the challenges of social work practice in safeguarding, mental health, adoption and reflective practice to the exploration of extraordinary childhoods, digital...Read more
Our research focuses on proteins and the genes that encode them. You’ll be part of a vibrant international research community, working in a dynamic environment.
We currently receive funding from:
We enjoy a reputation for world-leading research in a wide range of areas, including policy-relevant studies on global socioeconomic and cultural transformations, and sensitive environmental systems. ...Read more
Unlike most other UK Philosophy departments, we offer supervision across a wide range of topics and traditions, including both Anglo-American analytic and post-Kantian continental philosophy. ...Read more
PhD in Human Rights is radically interdisciplinary, spanning the social sciences and humanities. As a doctoral researcher, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake research in human rights beyond a narrow legal approach. ...Read more