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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research profile

Sociology at Edinburgh is one of the premier research units in the UK, as indicated by our excellent rating in the latest Research Assessment Exercise.

We have a long-standing commitment to original empirical and theoretical work on society, and to the production of cultural and scientific knowledge.

We work closely with other colleagues in the School and supervise many cross-disciplinary projects.

Who this programme is for

Applications are particularly welcome from students wishing to specialise in: refugee and migration studies; auto/biography and narrative studies; comparative sociology South Asian studies; Southern Africa; family and intimate relations; innovation in genomics; medical sociology; political sociology; nationalism studies; constitutional change and governance; social studies of finance and markets; social, cultural and feminist theory; gender, inequality and social stratification; work, consumption and organisations; Scottish society and politics; science and technology studies; sociology of emotions.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,350per year

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

University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 105 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    191 89%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    30th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    70th

    17

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