University of Essex

University of Essex

Applied Social and Economic Research

For research programmes supervision is offered in quantitative research in sociology and other social sciences; this involves the use of secondary data to answer socially relevant research questions and we offer supervision in: social stratification; social class and other forms of disadvantage; social behaviour, beliefs and values; occupational choice and mobility; migration; social change; life cycle and biography; social group identity; sociology of education; and family and socialisation.

Entry requirements

Master's degree, or equivalent, in relevant subject area; IELTS 6.5.

Sponsorship information

Research council funding and some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Institute for Social and Economic Research
Telephone number: 
01206 872719