Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Applied Social Statistics

This scheme draws upon the acknowledged strengths of social science and social statistics with the balance between the statistics and substantive components of the research tailored to your interests and background. We encourage joint supervision by the Department and a social science or related department across the 3 North West universities (Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester), thus increasing the scope and potential focus of your research. The programme is suitable for a range of purposes, notably: Social science graduates interested in quantitative empirical work and statistics graduates wishing to develop applicable expertise in social statistics.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in statistics, social science or a relevant related discipline, or relevant professional qualification or experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Original research and thesis.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC and ESRC (subject to recognition exercise).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,860 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Postgraduate Enquiries
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01524 593795