School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Based at the stunning and historic Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. The School of Humanities & Social Sciences offers courses across a range of humanities and social science subjects.

Think ‘English’ - our top tips!


Looking for some tips to get you thinking about either studying English Literature or Creative Writing at undergraduate level? If so, look no further - our subject teaching teams have a few suggestions which might help.

  • Being at the University of Greenwich has taught me that whatever I put my mind to, I can achieve no matter what hurdles and limitations are in my way. Your dreams and goals, mixed with passion and perseverance can outweigh any obstacle.

    - Lamarra Alo, BA Hons Sociology Graduate

  • Since graduating, I've been fortunate to secure a job as a Digital Content Assistant at Harper Collins Publishers and the skills and confidence acquired at Greenwich have helped me in my position. My degree was full of fond memories, for which I am grateful.

    - Zainab Ismail, English Literature with Creative Writing Graduate

Mete Coban MBE: Politician. Chief Executive. Football scout


During his time at Greenwich, Mete mentioned on how his politics lecturer challenged his views and made him think to find clarity of purpose. That’s when he decided to stand as a councillor.

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