PHD Social Sciences

Duration:3 years

Course details

The PhD programme requires you to research and write a thesis of 80,000 words with supervision from academic staff, the work should make an original contribution to knowledge.Supervision is available in virtually all fields of social sciences. All supervisors are qualified members of staff with their own major research projects and publications.The normal period of registration for the PhD in Law is three years full-time and six years part-time. This programme can also be studied by Distance Learning.

Ideas of possible themes

  • Area & Development Studies

  • Social Policy

  • Social Work

  • Health & Wellbeing

  • Security, Conflic and Human Rights

  • Global Political Economy

Entry requirements

  •  A levels : LLM or equivalent qualification
  •  Language contest

Career possibilities

We are committed to ensuring that postgraduate students acquire a range of subject-specific and generic skills during their training. Our graduates generally go on to work in a wide variety of organisations, for example:

  • Social research in universities and research institutes, government, business, voluntary organisations and international organisations
  • Public policy analysis at local, national and international levels
  • Public information and campaigning within organisations concerned with wellbeing, sustainability and social justice

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