We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Social Policy Sociology PhD

Bangor University

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About This Course

The School of Social Sciences provides a stimulating and supportive environment for postgraduate training. The emphasis is on small groups, close working relationships between students and supervisors, and development towards full professional participation in the subject area. For research students we are able to provide both a full ESRC recognised research training programme and high quality expert supervision across a broad spectrum of subjects.

Research Areas

Social Policy and Sociology with specialisations in:

Comparative Social Policy
The historical sociology of health
Health Policies and devolution
Mental illness and learning disabilities
Ageing and social change
Housing Policy
Ethnographic and ethnomethodological studies of work
Conversation Analysis
Membership categorisation analysis
Schooling and social interaction
Culture and Media
Popular Culture
Language and social interaction
Identity and diversity
Childhood and family

Communities and Social Networks with specialisations in:

Community and locality
Activism and citizenship in rural areas
Lifestyles and environment
Civil society in Wales
Environment and sustainability
Food and farming cultures
Later life, generations and the lifecourse
The shaping of European identities

Minority Languages and Cultures with specialisations in:

Language
Migration
Identity and belonging

Current graduate students are conducting research on:

The social organisation of net-based learning
Migration, ideas of national belonging and policy responses in Wales and Ireland
The economic and social significance of the SARS outbreaks
Wales in a global neighbourhood
Categorisation and special educational needs: implementing the SEN code of practice
The social construction of Welsh identity
The use of the Welsh language in the voluntary sector in Wales
The role of programme evaluation in the public sector organisation.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

Information not available

Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 72 3

    20th out of 42

    44th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    118 56%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    31st

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    103 54%

    31st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 88%

    2nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 56%

    69th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    11th

    3

Suggested courses

University of Plymouth
SIMILAR RANKING

ResM Sociology

University of Plymouth

Geography & Environmental Science league table

42
University of Birmingham
MOST VIEWED

Health Care Policy and Management MSc

University of Birmingham

University league table

13

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!