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Doctorate Social Studies degrees

55 universities in the UK offer 131 postgraduate doctorate social studies degrees.

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Anthropology and Sociology PhD

Anthropology and Sociology PhD

In the first year, every MPhil student is appointed a three-person research committee comprising a principal supervisor, a second supervisor and the Research Tutor. MPhil students attend the weekly Research...Read more
(3.8)
  • 36 months Full time degree: £4191 per year (UK/EU)
  • 72 months Part time degree: £2096 per year (UK/EU)

Geography and Palaeoecology (Environmental Change) PhD

Geography and Palaeoecology (Environmental Change) PhD

The research course focuses on how Earths environments have changed, or are changing, over a range of timescales. This course aims to maximise intellectual excellence in our research by building on strong...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)

Intercultural Communication Provisional Integrated PhD

Intercultural Communication Provisional Integrated PhD

This Integrated PhD in Intercultural Communication will help you to achieve a critical conceptual understanding of evidence and theory relating to recent developments in the field. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £7950 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £3975 per year (UK/EU)

Doctor of Philosophy by Practice - Route B PhD

Doctor of Philosophy by Practice - Route B PhD

This programme is designed for those whose work involves them in innovative and advanced professional or creative practice and enables them to receive academic credit for that work, assuming it is at doctoral level. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 48 months Full time degree
  • 84 months Part time degree

Education and Communities PhD

Education and Communities PhD

Studying for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with the UEL Cass School of Education and Communities will push you to the limit - and you’ll be supported all the way by our world-class academic staff. ...Read more
(4.3)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4820 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology PhD

Criminology PhD

A vibrant research community in criminology supports students to become excellent researchers who are theoretically informed and actively engaged in the public debate about crime and justice. ...Read more
(4.3)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Sociology/Social Policy/Social Research PhD

Sociology/Social Policy/Social Research PhD

The School of Sociology and Social Policy at Leeds offers an array of opportunities for graduate research work. Throughout its existence, the School has been a major centre of research and graduate training,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £4250 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology PhD

Criminology PhD

The School of Social and Political Sciences benefits from an active research base ensuring that staff are involved in current debates and that you are made aware of relevant developments and issues. ...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)

Sociology PhD

Sociology PhD

The Department of Sociology has an international reputation for both research and teaching, and was ranked in the top 12 sociology departments in the UK for world-leading research by the latest REF exercise. ...Read more
(4)
  • 48 months Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 96 months Part time degree: £2100 per year (UK/EU)

Ageing and Dementia Studies PhD

Ageing and Dementia Studies PhD

This programme will provide a dedicated route for high calibre students who (may have a specific research aim in mind and) are ready to carry out independent research leading to postdoctoral status. ...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

Sociology and Communication PhD

Sociology and Communication PhD

Research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline. A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2097 per year (UK/EU)

Archaeology and Anthropology PhD

Archaeology and Anthropology PhD

This course can open new career opportunities in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business. From Archaeology & Anthropology to Environmental & Biological...Read more
(3.9)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £4075 per year (UK/EU)

Anthropology PhD

Anthropology PhD

An Anthropolgy MPhil/PhD leads to relevant academic posts as well as research positions in government, NGOs and private and public sector organisations. Sustained fieldwork is normally required and graduates...Read more
(3.9)
  • 4 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

Health Service and Population Research MD (Res)

Health Service and Population Research MD (Res)

The Health Service and Population Research Department (HSPR) seeks to find evidence-based ways to put innovatory treatments and services to the test – not only to improve people’s mental health but also...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £5700 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2850 per year (UK/EU)

Social Practice Professional Doctorate

Social Practice Professional Doctorate

The Professional Doctorate in Social Practice has been designed to provide those who work in the broad area of the public, private and independent sector professions with an opportunity to study part-time...Read more
(4.4)
  • 8 years Part time day degree
Modules
  • Research workshop one: Introduction: Research questions, aims and initial review of the literature (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research workshop two: Identity and Epistemology: Towards an understanding of literatures and conceptual frameworks (100 Credits) - Core
  • Research workshop three: Designing and using methods in research concerning social practice (60 Credits) - Core
  • Research workshop four: Designing and using research methods to complement the research in the preceding module concerning social practice (60 Credits) - Core
  • Research workshop five: Thesis: Critical Reflection and Reflexivity (120 Credits) - Core
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Population Health Sciences PhD

Population Health Sciences PhD

The Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics supervises postgraduate research students in a wide range of population health disciplines, including epidemiology, genetic epidemiology,...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Sociology PhD

Sociology PhD

PhD research projects in sociology can be supervised by any of the Sociology team in the School of Government and Society (see the link to research interests below). Although students wishing to undertake...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)

Gerontology and Ageing Studies PhD

Gerontology and Ageing Studies PhD

This research degree gives you the chance to pursue a research project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment...Read more
(4.7)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2097 per year (UK/EU)

Sociology PhD

Sociology PhD

The Department is committed to providing nationally and internationally recognised training in social research and equipping postgraduate students with broader transferable skills. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 36 months Full time degree
  • 60 months Part time degree

Postgraduate Research PhD

Postgraduate Research PhD

This MPhil and PhD are two distinct higher courses, with the MPhil differing from the PhD in terms of the scope of study required and the extent of the original personal contribution to knowledge. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 4 years Full time degree: £3996 per year (UK/EU)
  • 7 years Part time degree: £1998 per year (UK/EU)
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