The University of Liverpool is a member of the Russell Group, representing the UK's top research-led Universities. The School of the Arts (SotA) in Liverpool, which is part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, is one of the country’s most exiting places to pursue research in the Arts, Humanities and creative practices, located in one of the most vibrant cities in the UK. Situated around Abercromby Square on the South Campus that is part of a multimillion-pound investment plan, around 150 research active staff – many of whom are internationally known for their work – and circa 150 postgraduate research students make a distinctive contribution to our research profile.
The School of the Arts consists of five departments – School of Architecture, Communication and Media, English, Department of Music, and Department of Philosophy – each of which benefit from the university’s international links, its campuses in Liverpool and London, and produce world-leading and internationally excellent research. Our aim is to achieve and maintain the highest standard in research excellence while pursuing fruitful civic engagements, collaborative relationships and opportunities for knowledge exchange. To see how we are achieving this, see research news.