Sociology, Ph. D. | University of Lincoln | Lincoln, United Kingdom
24 months
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15900 GBP/year
4830 GBP/year
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About

The College of Social Science undertakes internationally recognised research, and welcomes students from across the globe to join our academic community. The Sociology is offered by the University of Lincoln.

Overview

Sociology provides a framework for the study of human behaviour, examining how societies are organised, how social identities are con-structed, and the issues facing some of society's most marginalised people.

Postgraduate Sociology research from the University of Lincoln is informed by the expertise of its team of academics, who have long-standing links to government, research organisations, and the voluntary sector.

Your Future Career

Sociology is a diverse subject and the skills acquired through its study and research can equip graduates with a wide range of knowledge and skills suitable for a varied career in academia or a range of private, public, and third sector organisations.

A research degree in sociology will lead to opportunities to work at local, national, and international levels. This includes central government, local authorities, and supra-national bodies, but also think tanks, charities, NGOs, and social enterprises. Alternatively, graduates may pursue positions as researchers or academics in institutes of higher education.

Programme Structure

  • Research degrees are usually awarded based on the quality of the students thesis and ability to present and successfully defend their chosen research topic in an oral examination (viva voce). They are also expected to demonstrate how their research findings have contributed to knowledge or developed existing theory or understanding.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Places are limited for some courses, so it is best to submit your application as early as possible.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • MPhil: First or upper second-class honours degree or Master's degree.
  • PhD: Master's degree with a research component.
  • Applicants for a research degree programme may be invited for an interview as part of the selection process. Prospective applicants are also invited to contact the School to discuss their proposed research project in advance of submitting an application.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4830 GBP per year during 24 months.

Part-time:

  • Home: £2,415 per year
  • International: £7,950 per year

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Sociology.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
4000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Bangladesh Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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