Research course

Environment and Society

Lancaster University · Sociology

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject, including Sociology, Geography, Philosophy, Politics, Linguistics, Anthropology, Science or Engineering, and a viable research proposal.

Months of entry


Course content

Students may study for a PhD in Environment and Society within the Department of Sociology. You will be assigned PhD supervisors whose research interests match your chosen research topic. Students on this PhD enjoy close links with the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change, Lancaster Environment Centre and the Centre for Science Studies.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Sociology Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1524 593148