School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Based at the stunning and historic Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. We offer courses across a range of humanities and, allied, social science subjects.

Michael Palin speaks at the Greenwich Book Festival 2019


University of Greenwich hosts the Greenwich Book Festival annually with acclaimed writers, poets and illustrators including Michael Palin, Billy Bragg and Malorie Blackman OBE and an inspiring range of events for adults and families.

  • 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

  • Studying BA Hons Drama at the University of Greenwich has been a truly rewarding experience as I have had the opportunity to work in a creative and welcoming environment. The staff are both passionate and supportive and have inspired me to continue working in the arts after I graduate.

    - Cora Mason, BA Hons Drama

  • 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

Philip Rorke: TV Director, Formula One


During his time at Greenwich, Philip’s sole ambition was to work in Formula One. He has found his dream job, directing the international feed of the Formula One World Championship.

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