University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Sociology/Social Policy/Social Research

Areas of research include: Care and social welfare; childhood and youth; citizenship; comparative social policy; criminology; disability; ethnicity; race; family; gender; globalisation; historical and comparative sociology; housing policy and urban issues; migration; political sociology; protest and social movements; research methods; retirement and pensions; sexuality; social exclusion; social policy and social theory; sociology of health; the life course, age, generation; theoretical sociology; work, employment and inequality.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (upper 2nd Class or 1st Class) in a social science discipline, or an equivalent professional qualification; relevant experience is taken into account where appropriate; candidates who have narrowly missed securing an upper 2nd result may be considered on their merits.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 5 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

School of Sociology and Social Policy
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