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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The PhD in Sociology offers a broad span of research areas and expertise. From gender and sexuality to markets and capitalism, Warwick's Sociology department, ranked 6th in the UK, has an active and exciting research culture where you will receive specialist training.

Course Overview

The doctoral programme in Sociology provides access to a vibrant and welcoming community of international researchers and supports you in developing your independent sociological research project. As well as being part of an active and exciting research culture, you will receive specialist training in undertaking doctoral study at the beginning of your course and dedicated and expert supervision throughout.

Research Themes

Research within our department covers a broad span of the discipline and is organised into three main themes: Economy, Technology, Expertise; Inequalities and Social Change; Justice, Authority and the Geopolitical. The Department hosts the Social Research Centre and the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender.

We have considerable expertise in areas such as: gender and sexuality studies; social and cultural theory; race and racism; migration; ethnicity; criminology; work and employment; political sociology; bioscience; markets and capitalism; media; health; emotion; education; religion; family; methodologies.

Teaching and Learning

All first year PhD students undertake a two-term course called Research Process and Research Design; provided by the Department this course supports students with the fundamentals of PhD study and life and prepares them for their upgrade from MPhil to PhD. All doctoral students have access to dedicated PhD study rooms with computers and printers.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,800per year

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University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 70%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    31st

    60

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