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Sociology PhD, MPhil - Youth

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22, MAY-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The School of Media, Communication and Sociology offers supervision for the degrees of: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - full-time and part-time; Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - full-time and part-time.The PhD is also available by distance learning.

PhD description

PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3.0-3.5 years (full-time) or 6.0-6.5 years (part-time/distance learning).

A fourth year (full-time) or seventh year (part-time/distance learning) or the remaining part of this can be used to prepare the thesis for examination. The thesis should not normally exceed 80,000 words and must make an original contribution to knowledge and contain work of publishable quality. The thesis must then be defended in a viva voce (oral) examination before a degree can be awarded.

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Tuition fees

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£ 15,520per year

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

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 105 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    124 64%

    36th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    20th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    16th

    27

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