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Sociology (including Criminology, Media and Communication, and Food Policy), MPhil, PhD, City, University of London

the United Kingdom

City, University of London

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MPhil, PhDFull-time, Part-time2 - 7 yearsSeptemberGBP 4500 per yearGBP 12000 per year

About Sociology (including Criminology, Media and Communication, and Food Policy), MPhil, PhD - at City, University of London

City's Sociology research degree is intended to produce scholars who have the analytical and methodological skills to design independent research projects, generate publications that advance substantive and theoretical knowledge and understanding and who are able to teach at university level. The substantive and methodological nature of the PhD programme, the diverse research interests of staff members and our London location have resulted in the completion of a range of innovative disciplinary and inter-disciplinary doctoral dissertations.

The Department of Sociology has a vibrant research culture and welcomes suitably qualified applicants with original research topics for its PhD programme. We are one of the leading sociology departments in London and we have an impressive track record of seeing our students through to successful completion. Our PhD programme attracts students from a variety of geographical locations, meaning that you are part of a cosmopolitan research community.

Notes about fees for this course

These fees are for full-time studies only. If you wish to study part-time, you can find fee information on the course page.

Entry requirements

Students whose first language is not English should hold one of the following qualifications:

  • A degree from a UK university or from the Council for National Academic Awards.
  • A degree from an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA.
  • An overall score of 6.5 in the English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum of 6.0 for each subtest.

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