PhD Sociology / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- 3 years (full-time); 6 years (part-time)
- Entry requirements
- a First or Upper Second Class Bachelor's degree (or its international equivalent); and
- a relevant master's degree, with a minimum average grade of 65% in both the course units and your dissertation and no mark below 55% (or international equivalent).
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Join a supportive and inspirational research community
- Access expert supervision from staff renowned in their fields
- Gain superb opportunities for personal and professional development, with regular opportunities to share your work
The University holds annual open days, where you will have the opportunity to find out more about our facilities and programmes.
On this day, you will find out more about the School of Social Sciences, our Sociology department, and our resources.
You'll also be able to meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For more information and to book your place, see open days .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £4,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £19,500
UK students (per annum): £2,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £9,750
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 at the beginning of December for programmes starting the following September. Please ensure you check the School site for up-to-date information.
If you're planning to apply for a scholarship or award that is not attached to a particular project, you'll normally 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
If you wish to be considered for funding available via the School or Research Council (NWSSDTP/ESRC) you must submit your complete programme application as early as possible.
Please ask your referees to email their references to email@example.com (we do not contact referees directly).
- Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) General Scholarship
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentships - 2021 (CLOSED)
- School of Social Sciences - North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWSSDTP/ESRC) - Studentships - 2021 (CLOSED)
- School of Social Sciences - China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship for PhD Study 2021
- School of Social Sciences - Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2021
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation - September 2021
- School of Social Sciences - President's Doctoral Scholarship (PDS) 2021
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- Edita Pymm
- +44 (0)161 275 2450
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