PhD Sociology / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- 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
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 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
International students (per annum): £19,000
UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
International students (per annum): £9,500
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 .
New funding opportunity - see GCRF . Please email Debora.email@example.com to apply or to discuss further. The deadline to submit an informal application (CV, degree transcripts, supporting statement) is 31 January 2020.
If you wish to be considered for funding available via the School or Research Council (NWSSDTP/ESRC) you must submit your complete programme application by 2 December 2019.
Please ask your referees to email their references to firstname.lastname@example.org (we do not contact referees directly).
- Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) General Scholarship
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentships - 2020
- School of Social Sciences - North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWSSDTP/ESRC) - Studentships - 2020
- School of Social Sciences - China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship for PhD Study 2020 (TO BE CONFIRMED)
- School of Social Sciences - Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships (2020/21)
- School of Social Sciences - PhD CASE (ESRC) Studentship - Precarious employment and pension planning (January 2020)
- The John Rylands Research Institute Scholarship for Researchers from a Black British Background 2020-21
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation - September 2020
- School of Social Sciences - James Lincoln PhD Studentship - 2020
- School of Social Sciences - President's Doctoral Scholarship (PDS) 2020/2021
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- Zoe Woodend
- +44 (0)161 275 1296
- +44 (0)161 275 2450
See: School Subjects
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