University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Sociology

Students are supported through a programme of regular postgraduate day schools and fortnightly postgraduate workshops, and are directed to take relevant modules from the MSc social research methods or, if appropriate, from the MSc criminology, criminal justice and social research during their 1st year of study; students have access to in-house day courses in social research (about 20 per year) and the extensive range of courses run by the computer assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDAS) networking project.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually hold at least an upper second-class honours degree in sociology or a related discipline. Students are initially registered for a PhD with probationary status and, subject to satisfactory progress, are subsequently confirmed as having PhD status. Non-native speakers of English will normally require IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (or equivalent).

Course modules

Key research areas include: Criminology and criminal justice; ethnicities; identities, diversity and lifecourse; childhood, youth and later life; education; health and wellbeing; media, culture and communication; sexuality; science, environment and technologies; developments in methodology.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 60 months
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 60 months
PhD Full-time July 2017 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
PhD Part-time July 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 60 months
PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 60 months

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01483 686 509