Research course

Sociology and Social Policy

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Sociology and Social Policy
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Masters with an average of 60% or above, plus 2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Committed to teaching and research excellence, the School of Sociology and Social Policy is a dynamic centre for collaborative and interdisciplinary PhD study.

A PhD is the most advanced form of postgraduate study. It is awarded on the successful completion of supervised research, verbal examination and final thesis.

We offer PhDs in:

  • criminology
  • public policy
  • public management
  • sociology
  • social policy
  • social work
  • science, technology and society

This programme combines advanced research training with high-quality supervision and feedback. You will study within a vibrant and active research community, and will be supported by two academic supervisors.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

See information on how to fund your studies, including our step-by-step guide. Further information is available on the school website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Support Hub
Email
socsci-gr@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 951 5559