University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Sociology

The Sociology team have specialist research knowledge in the areas of social theory; feminism and post-feminism; political sociology; celebrity; religion; and the philosophy of the social sciences.

Entry requirements

Attainment of an Honours degree (normally a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant subject awarded by an approved university, or attainment of an alternative qualification or qualifications and/or evidence of experience judged by the University as indicative of an applicant's potential for research and as satisfactory for the purpose of entry to a research degree programme. Admission and registration for a research degree programme may be conditional on satisfactory completion of preliminary study, which may include assessment. In some cases you will also need to have completed a Master's degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject.

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years

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