Research course

Social and Policy Studies

Institution
Loughborough University · Social and Policy Studies
Qualifications
PhD

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or (equivalent international qualification) in a relevant discipline.

Applicants without a postgraduate qualification will be required to complete research training in tandem with their doctoral programme.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Social and Policy Studies at Loughborough has long been recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for our cutting-edge interdisciplinary work.

Our Social and Policy Studies department is home to world-leading, original and internationally excellent research in sociology, criminology and social policy.

Our staff work with a wide range of public and third sector bodies (including BBC Trust, Metropolitan Police, the Electoral Commission, the College of Mediators, UK Drug Policy Commission, and the Department of Health).

The School is home to a lively community of 110 postgraduates working closely with 80 specialist supervisors who conduct research at the cutting-edge of developments in their fields.

Information for international students

See our website for further information for international students.

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

See our website for more information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
pgenquiries@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 223365