Research course

Department of Sociology

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Sociology
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Good MSc or equivalent in relevant social science discipline with research methods component. IELTS score of 7.0 overall with no component below 6.0 (or equivalent internationally recognised tests). Ability to provide personal references regarding academic ability. Availability of suitable supervisor in department. May involve successful performance in face to face or telephone interview in lieu of other requirements.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

A long established department with a wide range of complementary research interests. Research students are offered office space and computer access. A range of research training is available at department, faculty and university levels.

Department specialisms

Social Theory; Health; Migration/Ethnicity; Decision Making; Gender/Sexuality; Consumption; Sport; Conversation Analysis; Education; Political Movements.

Information for international students

Department, university and town have very international character.

Fees and funding

Recognised for ESRC 1+3 and +3. University funding also available.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
distance learning
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Nita Sudra (Graduate Administrator)
Email
ns75@le.ac.uk
Phone
011-6252-2750
Fax
011-6252-5259