Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Social and Political Science

Main areas of interest: medical sociology and health policy: chronic illness, gender and health, health care professions; social policy: inner city and race relations policies, history of social policy in Britain, pensions policy, social exclusion; social work evaluation; sociology: sociology and culture, criminology, sociology of information technology, sociology of race and ethnicity; politics: democratic theory, British politics, comparative politics US/UK, law and government; politics of the internet and e-government; international security.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree.

Assessment methods

PhD is awarded to students who produce a substantial piece of original research in the form of a thesis of up to 100,000 words. MPhil is awarded for original research and submission of a thesis of up to 55,000 words.

Sponsorship information

ESRC (Department is recognised by ESRC under modes A and B) and MRC awards may be available to UK/EU students (fee-only basis for EU candidates); College studentships are also offered and students may seek funding from variety of external organisations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 11,555 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years
MPhil Full-time £ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 11,555 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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