PhDs in Social Sciences

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If you’re not a people person, then you should look away. Quick! Before we fill your head with notions of peace and harmony between men. Social Sciences is the discipline that encompasses all studies that focus on the relationships between individuals, and on matters concerning society at large.

With subjects like Economics, Area & Cultural Studies, Communication Sciences, Psychology and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Social Sciences is a field in which theory is combined with research, so that old concepts and notions could be put in modern contexts and with contemporary applications.

Some of the best jobs a Social Sciences graduate can aspire to are:

• Management Consultant
• Investment Advisor
• Detective or Criminal Investigator
• Geospatial Analyst
• Urban Planner
• Employee Relations Specialist

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Suggested PhDs in Social Sciences

Ph. D. Health Psychology

According to the British Psychological Society, the goal of health psychology is to study scientifically the psychological processes of health, illness and health care. The Health Psychology programme is offered by the Glasgow Caledonian University.  

United Kingdom
Ph.D. Psychology

Walden University’s PhD in Psychology program combines rigorous academics and original research so that you can achieve the highest level of expertise in theories and best practices in psychology. This 100% online program follows a scholar-practitioner model that encourages you to integrate scholarly research with your practical knowledge. 

United States
Ph. D. Counselling Psychology

Gain integrated clinical training and extensive professional development through GCU’s DPsych Counselling Psychology – the only programme of its kind in Scotland. The Counselling Psychology programme is offered by the Glasgow Caledonian University.  

United Kingdom
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

At the University of San Francisco, Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) students are trained to translate thought into action, through practice-oriented training that emphasizes the mental, emotional, and physical health needs of underserved communities. This Clinical Psychology program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

United States