Research course

Sociology

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · Applied Social Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

The minimal qualification for PhD applicants is: a good bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, an excellent research proposal. However, a Master's degree is often preferred as evidence of some experience in research. Holders of other qualifications are welcome to apply.

MPhil/PhD

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Please see:

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/Postgraduate/PostgraduateResearch/HowToApply.aspx

Department specialisms

The MPhil/PhD in Sociology is available in the Department of Applied Social Sciences, the Department of Law and Criminal Justice Studies and the Department of Sport Science, Tourism and Leisure. Staff have successfully examined and supervised MPhil and PhD candidates for a number of years. Staff have been successful in attracting external research project funding, e.g. ESRC, Home Office, DoH, DCMS, European Commission (e.g. Agis funding) and local Health Authorities and other social agencies. Academic staff and professionals from many areas of practice have experience and expertise across the social sciences and are active in a number of applied fields e.g. popular culture, youth, gender, the body, health, politics, policing, criminology, legal studies and education. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Cant sarah.cant@canterbury.ac.uk

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from international Students. http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/International/Home.aspx

Fees and funding

.Canterbury Christ Church University Graduate School holds an annual scholarship competition. Details can be found here:

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-research/funding-for-research-degrees.aspx

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
36 months
full time
24 months
distance learning
24 months
block mode
NA months

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months
distance learning
60 months
block mode
NA months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School/Dr S Cant
Email
graduateschool@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 2701