School of Sociology and Social Policy
  

Postgraduate Research Degrees

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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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Areas of supervision

You will be supported by two academic supervisors. View our current areas of supervision.
 
 

Postgraduate research degrees

PhD

Our PhDs enable you to explore the sociological landscape by conducting original research on a variety of significant social, policy, and political issues.

Doctor of Public Policy (DPP)

With this DPP, you can combine courses on public policy and research methods with a substantial piece of doctoral-level research.

Doctor of Public Management (DPM)

With this DPM, you can combine courses on public management and research methods with a substantial piece of doctoral-level research.
 


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In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 78% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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