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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Overview

PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in sociology, supported by the expertise of our staff.

You’ll be allocated two supervisors, with additional staff members available if necessary. Our supervisors are experienced in most areas of sociology, with strengths in social theory, gender studies, social studies of science and technology and diaspora and migration. This course is in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

We also host and take part in many research events, including regular Faculty and departmental research seminars, which will allow you to present your research in a safe and supportive setting. These events, along with our online environment, will help you connect with other research students from a range of disciplines.

Careers

We’ll provide you with many opportunities for career development and training, in areas like writing up a paper for publication, placing an academic article, giving a conference paper, the doctoral writing style, updates on research methods and literature searches, internet training, editing skills for doctoral research, subsequent monograph publication and working with agents and publishers. You might also be able to take on teaching responsibilities in the department or organise research events.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,900per 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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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
Diverse student cohort from all over the world.
Specialised international student advice service.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 105 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    102 53%

    77th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    83rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    53rd

    33

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