PhD Sociology / 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); 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.
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 at the beginning of December for programmes starting the following September. Check the School’s How to apply webpage for further advice.
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.
- Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) General Scholarship
- EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships in the School of Social Sciences 2022-23
- School of Social Sciences - North West Doctoral Training Centre (ESRC NWSSDTP) Studentships 2022
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentships - 2022
- School of Social Sciences - Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2022
- School of Social Sciences - President's Doctoral Scholarship (PDS) 2022/23
- School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation - September 2022
- School of Social Sciences - China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship for PhD Study 2022
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- School of Social Sciences
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