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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-FEB-21, 24-MAY-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Course summary

Using a range of social theories, as well as qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method approaches, you will produce a piece of original sociological research in areas including social class, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, education, health, and employment and welfare. You have the chance to work with the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research and Centre for Development and Research in Education.

Future careers

Doctorates are essential qualifications for many careers in academia, the policy sector, and public and commercial research organisations. Our research is often applied, which prepares you to tackle issues of immediate relevance to statutory and voluntary agencies. Our alumni have gone on to take up academic posts in both teaching and research roles, as well as public sector organisations. Many people take part-time degrees in collaboration with their current employer.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,875per year

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    108 55%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    17th

    2

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