Research course

Sociology

Institution
University of York · Department of Sociology
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

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Entry requirements

Normally, you will have a good undergraduate degree in a social science discipline, or in a discipline related to the research area in which you intend to work.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

The Department of Sociology at York is ranked 1st in the UK for research quality by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). Our publications are rated as internationally world leading and the impact of our research has the highest possible rating. We encourage PhD and MPhil applicants from all over the world to join us in one of the best Departments for sociological research in the UK.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component
  • PTE Academic 61, minimum 55 in each component
  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency 176, minimum 169 in each component
  • TOEFL 87, minimum of 21 in each component
  • Trinity ISE III Merit in all requirements

Students who have successfully completed a recent undergraduate or taught masters degree at a UK University are exempt from the English Language requirement.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • 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
Student Support Administrator
Email
sociology-pgr@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1904 322631