University of Liverpool
Sociology and Social Policy
Research is available in three broad areas: Urban space, culture and regeneration: The social, cultural and economic impact of Liverpool�s designation as European Capital of Culture 2008 is of particular interest, as is the impact of culture-led regeneration on aspects of social inclusion. Crime, regulation and social control including topics such as Crime; Communities and cities; The State and social order; risk, regulation and surveillance; The criminalisation of urban spaces; youth crime, penal policy and social control. Critical social policy: this addresses particular questions of welfare, health, state social work, poverty, inequality and social justice, age, generation and life course analysis, childhood, youth and older age.
A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or a 2nd Class degree plus a Master�s degree or equivalent, preferably in the social sciences. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.
Introduction to research; philosophy of social science; effective information management for social science research; thesis; plus optional modules; data collection strategies; controversies in social research; research interventions in public policy; data analysis strategies; advanced qualitative analysis; advanced quantitative analysis.
University Studentships, ESRC Research Studentships.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 1,199 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 1,199 per Academic year (home fees)||5 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Centre Campus||Liverpool||L3 5PS||North West|
0151 794 5927