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PhD Social Studies degrees

44 universities in the UK offer 110 postgraduate phd social studies degrees.

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Social Policy and Sociology PhD

Social Policy and Sociology PhD

The School of Social Sciences provides a stimulating and supportive environment for postgraduate training. The emphasis is on small groups, close working relationships between students and supervisors,...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

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
(4.1)
  • 36 months Full time degree: £4155 per year (UK/EU)
  • 72 months Part time degree: £2078 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)

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)

Sociology PhD

Sociology PhD

The School of Social Science, History and Philosophy supports research projects in sociology. Sociologically oriented research takes place within and across a number of the School’s 6 departments, particularly,...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

Doctor of Philosophy by Practice - Route A PhD

Doctor of Philosophy by Practice - Route A 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)
  • 24 months Part time degree

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
(4.2)
  • 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)

Anthropology PhD

Anthropology PhD

A 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)

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 PhD

Health Service and Population Research PhD

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: £5460 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2730 per year (UK/EU)

Social Anthropology PhD

Social Anthropology PhD

Social Anthropology group forms an international centre of excellence for postgraduate training, recognised as one of the premier research departments in the UK. Applied research includes policy-related...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Geography (Urban and Regional Studies) PhD

Geography (Urban and Regional Studies) PhD

This PhD is offered by the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS). We have ESRC recognition for our research training programmes. Students will be awarded a PhD from the School of Geography, Earth...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 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)

Social Policy, Criminology, Public Policy and Social Work PhD

Social Policy, Criminology, Public Policy and Social Work PhD

This course is a substantial multi-disciplinary, cross campus research unit with members working on a range of methodological, theoretical, empirical and policy related issues. It is distinguished by...Read more
(3.3)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £1490 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology and Criminal Justice PhD

Criminology and Criminal Justice PhD

The School of Social Sciences provides a stimulating and supportive environment for postgraduate training. The emphasis is on small groups, close working relationships between students and supervisors,...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2061 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
  • 5 years Part time degree
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