The School of Sociology and Social Policy has a strong and vibrant community of postgraduate research students.
We are dedicated to developing our students' research skills, expertise and careers, in a supportive and collegial environment. We encourage all of our research students to get involved with the school's research centres.
We are also home to ENQUIRE - a blog and conference run by our students, which provides an encouraging space for postgraduate research from the UK and worldwide.
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Our PhDs enable you to explore the sociological landscape by conducting original research on a variety of significant social, policy, and political issues.
With this DPP, you can combine courses on public policy and research methods with a substantial piece of doctoral-level research.
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In the Research Excellence Framework 2021, 89% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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