PhD Social Statistics / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- 3 years
- Entry requirements
- A First or Upper Second Class Bachelor's degree (or its international equivalent) in a cognate subject.
- A Master's degree, in a cognate subject, with a minimum average grade of 65% in both the taught course units and your dissertation and no mark below 55% (or international equivalent).
- How to apply
Please ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, as incomplete applications may not be considered.
Admission to studying for a PhD is highly competitive, so please allow as much time as possible to prepare your application, browse our research pages and academics' profiles, and familiarise yourself with the application process and any important deadlines.To be considered for external funding sources (for example, ESRC NWSSDTP), you need to apply far enough in advance of the relevant external funding deadlines, which are usually much earlier than the programme deadline listed below. For internal studentships from the School of Social Sciences, you must submit your completed application by the 1 December 2022.
If you are applying for or have secured external funding (for example, from an employer or government) or are self-funding, you must submit your application before the relevant deadline to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these deadlines have passed.
• For September 2023 entry: 30 June 2023
• For January 2024 entry: 30 September 2023
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- Join a thriving and diverse research community.
- Develop your research under the guidance of supervisors that are experts in their specialism.
- Choose from a wide range of research themes.
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £4,596
International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,500
UK students (per annum): TBA
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,250
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
We receive money from a range of sources to help you fund your research and have a variety of awards on offer, covering tuition fees and a generous stipend, including school and departmental studentships and the President's Doctoral Scholar award .
Application deadlines for internal funding opportunities are often December for programmes starting the following September.
If you're planning to apply for a scholarship or award that is not attached to a particular project, you'll need to hold an offer of a place from the University before applying.
Search for current funding opportunities by country and research programme using our funding database search tool.
- Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) General Scholarship
- EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships in the School of Social Sciences 2023-24 (To be Confirmed)
- University of Manchester President's Doctoral Scholar Awards (PDS Awards) 2022-23
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentships - 2023
- School of Social Sciences - North West Doctoral Training Centre (ESRC NWSSDTP) Studentships 2022
- School of Social Sciences - China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship for PhD Study 2023 (To be Confirmed)
- ESRC-BBSRC PhD Studentships in Biosocial Research 2023/24 (To be Confirmed)
- School of Social Sciences - Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2022
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation - September 2023 (To be Confirmed)
- School of Social Sciences
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- School of Social Sciences
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