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SPS Library

The SPS library houses an impressive range of books and journals specific to the Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies and provides an excellent space within which to work.

The SPS Library is situated in the New Museums Site. The nearest entrance is via the Free School Lane Gate (open until 18:30 Mon-Fri and until 14:00 on Saturday), which is situated near to the top end of the road (Bene't Street end).

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Links to Other Libraries

University Library
Institute of Criminology Library
Haddon Library
Marshall Library
Department of Geography Library
Mill Lane Library 


IT Support and Assistance

For assistance with any aspect of IT or Computing, please contact the IT Helpdesk via  or for more information (including additional contact details) refer to the link below.

More on Computing and IT resources

Online Lecture Resources (CamTools and Moodle)

The Departments within HSPS can use CamTools  or Moodle to publish handouts and other information to students. For more information, contact the Department's teaching office or visit the Computing and IT pages.

SPS Intranet

The SPS Intranet ( is a repository for various items, including meeting dates and application forms etc for Faculty/Departmental use.

Seminar mailing list

If you would like to find out about seminars and other events of interest to people within the wider Faculty, you can subscribe to the Faculty's mailing list. Please contact the department via:  

Cambridge Undergraduate Quantitative Methods

Cambridge Undergraduate Quantitative Methods (CUQM) was established in 2014 and is dedicated to improving the provision of quantitative methods training to social science and humanities undergraduates at the University of Cambridge.
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Social Sciences Research Methods Centre (SSRMC)

An interdisciplinary centre providing research methods training to University of Cambridge staff and postgraduate students at MPhil and PhD level. Courses cover qualitative, and quantitative research methods, from basic training to advanced statistical analysis.​

What training is provided?

  • Basic Statistics
  • Specialist Statistics
  • Introductions to Statistical Software Packages
  • Elements of Social Science Research

Find out more

Careers Service

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Skills Portal

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A World Leader

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Times, and the Independent.


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