Research course

Sociology and Social Policy

University of Nottingham · School of Sociology and Social Policy

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

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.

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.

Key facts

Research areas

We offer PhDs in:

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

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

Student Recruitment Support Hub