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Sociology (including Criminology, Media and Communication) MPhil

Sociology (including Criminology, Media and Communication) MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Criminology Communication / Media Sociology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

City's Sociology research degree is intended to produce scholars who have the analytical and methodological skills to design independent research projects, generate publications that advance substantive and theoretical knowledge and understanding and who are able to teach at university level. The substantive and methodological nature of the PhD programme, the diverse research interests of staff members and our London location have resulted in the completion of a range of innovative disciplinary and inter-disciplinary doctoral dissertations.

We are particularly interested in applications from students who wish to carry out research in the areas of: new media and the digital society; trends and developments in global news-media; media, campaigning and social change; crime and criminality; crime and popular culture; policing, criminal justice and crime prevention; victimology; contemporary social theory; gender, sexualities and social change; work, employment and socio-economic change; food policy; youth studies and cultural studies.

As a student on our graduate research programme, you are initially registered for an MPhil award. Progression to PhD registration is not automatic, but contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a review process. This takes place towards the end of the first year of your registration for full-time candidates. You will submit a substantial formally constructed upgrade or transfer document for assessment to an academic panel and present at the annual research colloquium.

Different course options

Full time | City, University of London | 4 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should, at a minimum, have an Upper Second Class undergraduate degree plus a merit in a Masters degree in an academic discipline related to the proposed research topic. We will also accept the overseas equivalent of UK qualifications. In exceptional cases, professional qualifications and experience in the proposed research area may compensate for the lack of a Master's degree, or a grade below that specified above.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level, and has an alumni of more than 140,000 graduates, from over 180 countries. The University is divided into five different Schools: Cass Business School School of Arts & Social Sciences School of Health Sciences School of...more