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Sociology and Social Policy PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Committed to teaching and research excellence, the School of Sociology and Social Policy is a dynamic centre for collaborative and interdisciplinary PhD study.

Research overview

A PhD is the most advanced form of postgraduate study. It is awarded on the successful completion of supervised research, verbal examination and final thesis.

This programme combines advanced research training with high-quality supervision and feedback. You will study within a vibrant and active research community, and will be supported by two academic supervisors.

Research areas

We offer PhDs in:

  • criminology
  • public policy
  • public management
  • sociology
  • social policy
  • social work
  • science, technology and society

Careers

Recent graduates have pursued careers in a diverse range of fields across the public and private sector, including housing, research, marketing, support work, human resources and journalism.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 42 2

    21st out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    138 71%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    18th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 70%

    28th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    45th

    4

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