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Sociology

University of York

36 months
Duration
18900 GBP/year
4650 GBP/year
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About

The Department of Sociology at York is ranked 1st in the UK for research quality by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). The Sociology programme is offered by University of York.

Overview

Publications from the Sociology programme at University of York are rated as internationally world leading and the impact of our research has the highest possible rating. We encourage PhD and MPhil applicants from all over the world to join us in one of the best Departments for sociological research in the UK.

Why York?

  • We have an excellent record of doctoral research
  • Research in the Department is focussed around four research clusters and research units
  • We have an international reputation for research excellence and methodical and theoretical innovation
  • There is a significant concentration of research expertise within the department, and a number of research fellows and graduate students working in related projects
  • You can choose whether to work with a particular member of staff on independent research or you can conduct your research within one of the department's research units. (You would still have a specific supervisor allocated to you)
  • We are successful at generating substantial research income from national and international funding agencies
  • We have a dedicated postgraduate research centre which includes desk, social and kitchen space helping to foster our postgraduate community.

Programme Structure

Our postgraduate research themes are richly varied, highlighting the department’s extensive research areas. Recent research areas have included:
  • Feminism and agency
  • LGBT Equality
  • Digital communications and identities
  • Sociology of health and illness
  • Political Sociology
  • Future studies
  • Sociology of the paranormal
  • Urban Sociology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

In most cases, applications can be submitted year-round. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some areas are particularly competitive.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Typically you’ll need at least the equivalent to a UK upper second-class (2:1) honours degree and, in some cases, a Masters degree. Actual requirements vary by course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4650 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK Part-time: £2,325
  • International/EU Part-time: £9,450

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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