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Doctorate Social Sciences degrees

24 universities in the UK offer 26 postgraduate doctorate social sciences degrees.

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Health and Social Science PhD

Health and Social Science PhD

In the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences we conduct research in areas such as midwifery, nursing, leadership and dementia, as well as humanisation, nutrition and social work. We collaborate with colleagues...Read more
(3.9)
  • 5 years Full time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Full time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • 7 years Part time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • 7 years Part time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)

Humanities and Social Science PhD

Humanities and Social Science PhD

This research helps ensure that our learning is positioned at the vanguard of developments in the field and that you have an opportunity to study alongside leading experts. You will be mentored and supervised...Read more
(4.4)
  • 48 months Full time degree
  • 84 months Part time degree
Modules
  • Project Management
  • Surviving the Viva
  • Writing Skills including Creative Planning for Writing your Thesis
  • Postgraduate Employability Skills
  • Poster Presentation/Design
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Humanities and Social Sciences PhD

Humanities and Social Sciences PhD

The Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities welcomes enquiries and applications from those interested in full- or part-time study for an PhD degree. Particular areas of strength that were entered...Read more
(4.2)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2060 per year (UK/EU)

Social Sciences PhD

Social Sciences PhD

Our aim is to produce both fundamental and applied research of exceptional quality. The Department of Social Sciences comprises the disciplines of communication and media studies, criminology and social...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

Social Sciences PhD

Social Sciences PhD

Postgraduate research in the School of Social and Political Sciences is informed by the expertise of our team of academics, who have long-standing links to industry, government, research organisations...Read more
(4.4)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

Human Sciences Integrated PhD

Human Sciences Integrated PhD

The Integrated PhD combines PhD research with a programme of structured research, professional and subject training. The programme typically takes 4 years (compared to 3 years for a non-integrated PhD programme). ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £9000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £9000 per year (UK/EU)

Social Sciences PhD

Social Sciences PhD

This program offers students the opportunity to undertake a sustained and independent research project, pursued at the highest level, as MPhil or Doctoral candidates. The attainment of a research degree...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

Social Science Health and Medicine PhD

Social Science Health and Medicine PhD

Research in the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine (established January 2012) focuses on the social, political, economic, legal and ethical factors shaping developments in biomedicine,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

Social Sciences PhD

Social Sciences PhD

The School of Social Sciences has a strong focus on both applied and theoretically informed research on contemporary social issues and policy. Research is grounded in the disciplines of: Politics and...Read more
(4.4)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in Health PhD

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in Health PhD

A PhD in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in Health offers a focus on innovative and cross-disciplinary health and social care research. The focus includes current drivers within health and social care...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

German Studies (Social Sciences) PhD

German Studies (Social Sciences) PhD

The main research areas: Germany in comparative European context; the politics and policies of unified Germany; Political parties in Germany and in a comparative context; transitional politics and the...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)

Integrated Study (Social Sciences) PhD

Integrated Study (Social Sciences) PhD

This four-year PhD programme is designed for individuals wishing to develop advanced knowledge and skills in social science research design and methods through a mixture of coursework and independent...Read more
(3.9)
  • 4 years Full time degree

Social Sciences PhD

Social Sciences PhD

Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies can offer supervision for a range of research degrees. These include: Art and Design, Digital Design and Technologies, Film, Media and Music, Humanities (PhDs...Read more
(4.4)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £4000 per year (UK/EU)

Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) in Social Sciences PhD

Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) in Social Sciences PhD

This programme will offer research students the opportunity to address a substantive social science question using advanced quantitative methods. Students, working with their supervisors, will develop...Read more
(4.6)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4400 per year (UK/EU)
  • 7 years Part time degree: £2200 per year (UK/EU)

Applied Social Science PhD

Applied Social Science PhD

This course is suitable for well qualified, able and enthusiastic PhD and MPhil students with supervisors who have relevant experience, expertise, and research interests, makes a healthy research environment. ...Read more
(4.3)
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree

Information, Communication and the Social Sciences PhD

Information, Communication and the Social Sciences PhD

The DPhil (doctoral) programme in Information, Communication and the Social Sciences provides an opportunity for highly-qualified students to undertake cutting edge multidisciplinary Internet-related research. ...Read more
(4)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £7185 per year (UK/EU)

Social Sciences PhD

Social Sciences PhD

This PhD programme provides a route for students to carry out their own research project: an investigation that will eventually contribute to the field of knowledge within the educational and social sciences. ...Read more
(5)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £6255 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £3128 per year (UK/EU)

Social and Policy Sciences PhD

Social and Policy Sciences PhD

Student carries out a supervised programme of research at the leading edge of their chosen subject. From an initial proposal, students design and conduct a research programme under the direction of one...Read more
(4.1)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £4400 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2200 per year (UK/EU)

Gender Studies (Social Sciences) PhD

Gender Studies (Social Sciences) PhD

This course explores the social structures and discourses of gender – our expert faculty offer guidance and supervision through a wide range of research projects. Students could work on topics such as:...Read more
(4.2)
  • 4 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Philosophy of the Social Sciences PhD

Philosophy of the Social Sciences PhD

This course is a world-leading centre for research in three broad areas of philosophy: decision, rational choice and game theory; philosophy of science; and moral and political philosophy. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 4 years Customised degree
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