Sociology, Ph.D. | Queen's University Belfast | Belfast, United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
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About

In the Sociology degree at Queen's University Belfast, You'll be a social scientist committed to multidisciplinary research that builds knowledge and capacities in the communities around us, and that has a positive impact on wellbeing. 

Overview

You'll work in academia and/or social research, the public or third sector, and have an interest in areas such as youth and community work, conflict resolution, health, education, environment and sustainable development.

Features 

  • Staff in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work publish world-class research which has local and global impact. Our funders and partners include research councils, government departments, the EU, the Council of Europe and large foundations. 
  • Our Sociology research at Queen's University Belfast informs the development of policies in many areas, including education, criminal justice, teaching and learning, the well-being of children, social cohesion and justice, mental health and trauma informed practice.

Career Prospects

Many of our PhD graduates have moved into academic and research roles in Higher Education while others go on to play leading roles in the public sector or within NGOs. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis 
  • Justice Studies 
  • Technological Innovations in Mental Health and Education 
  • Inclusion, Transformation and Equality 
  • Child, Youth and Family Welfare

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you want to apply for postgraduate funding, you should check the School/Institute webpage for information on the deadlines.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work.
  • International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.

Tuition Fee

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    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Queen’s University/China Scholarship Council Phd Scholarships
Merit-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
6000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Queen’s Business School Scholarship for Middle East and North Africa
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
6000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Queen’s Business School Scholarship For Latin America
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Queen's Family Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Queen's Loyalty Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
18622 GBP
Deadline
02 Aug 2024
Use Of Simulated Virtual Teacher Learning Environments To Educate Teachers And Coaches Of Linguistically And Culturally Diverse Populations In And Around Belfast
Merit-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
6000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Queen's Business School Awards
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Queen’s Business School Scholarship For North America
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Queen's Business School Scholarship For South East Asia
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
The Queen’s Business School Scholarship for South East Asia Scholarship For South Asia
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
International Office Postgraduate Taught Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Into Progressors Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
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
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
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
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