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Human, Social, and Political Sciences - HSPS Tripos

 
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The Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science (HSPS) comprises 4 Departments:

 

Each of these departments has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research, and the undergraduate curriculum (Tripos) is designed to serve both students who have a clear disciplinary commitment at the time of application as well as those who want a broader multidisciplinary degree. The HSPS Faculty offers two Triposes at undergraduate level; Human, Social and Political Science Tripos and Archaeology Tripos.

At the graduate level, there are established one-year M.Phils in:

  • Archaeology (including Assyriology and Egyptology)
  • Biological Anthropology
  • International Relations and Politics
  • Social Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Studies
  • South Asian Studies
  • African Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Gender Studies

Ph.D students conduct research within a wide range of subjects within these fields. More details about all of our graduate programmes are available on the websites of each Department.

 

About Us

The Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science (HSPS) houses 3 departments:

  • Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Department of Politics and International Studies
  • Department of Sociology.

Each of these departments has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research, and the undergraduate curriculum (Tripos) is designed to serve both students who have a clear disciplinary commitment at the time of application as well as those who want a broader multidisciplinary degree. Students with a passion for politics can take advantage of links with such departments as Economics and History, those with interests in Sociology can draw on Anthropology and Geography.