A good honours degree in a related discipline is required. Students without a Masters degree in a relevant discipline will be required to undertake a taught research training programme in their first year. Students should submit a research outline which must be approved by the Course Director.
Months of entry
Course contentFor research students we are able to provide both a full ESRC recognised research training programme and high quality expert supervision across a broad spectrum of subjects. The research interests of current staff include:
Social Policy - Comparative social policy, The historical sociology of health, Health policies and devolution, Mental illness and learning disabilities, Ageing and social change, Housing policy. Sociology - Ethnographic and ethnomethodological studies of work, Conversation analysis , Membership categorisation analysis, Schooling and social interaction, Culture and media, Popular culture, Language and social interaction,Identity and diversity, Childhood and family
Fees and fundingESRC 1+3 Research Training Recognition (Social Policy)
The School offers occasional scholarships and bursaries.
Qualification and course duration
PhD by taught
Course contact details
- Professor Ian Rees Jones
- 01248 382222