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Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

We're committed to developing our postgraduates into skilled researchers who can conduct rigorous research using a variety of methodologies and methods. Research in sociology covers a range of areas, including: Art and literature; deviance; education; the sociology of governance and regulation; theories of industrial society; health, illness and psychiatry; interpersonal relations; knowledge; politics; ‘race’ and ethnicity; class; religion; values in society; childhood and youth culture; the body and society; social aspects of the life sciences and bio-medicine, science and technology; the expansion of capitalism on a world scale; urban studies; gender and the sexual division of labour; culture and communications. We emphasise the importance of the relationship between you and your supervisor: we ‘match’ you with a supervisor whose current active research interests and expertise are compatible with your chosen topic of research.

Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

We're committed to developing our postgraduates into skilled researchers who can conduct rigorous research using a variety of methodologies and methods. Research in sociology covers a range of areas, including: Art and literature; deviance; education; the sociology of governance and regulation; theories of industrial society; health, illness and psychiatry; interpersonal relations; knowledge; politics; ‘race’ and ethnicity; class; religion; values in society; childhood and youth culture; the body and society; social aspects of the life sciences and bio-medicine, science and technology; the expansion of capitalism on a world scale; urban studies; gender and the sexual division of labour; culture and communications. We emphasise the importance of the relationship between you and your supervisor: we ‘match’ you with a supervisor whose current active research interests and expertise are compatible with your chosen topic of research.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

100+
7+
185+
69+
You should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a taught Masters in a relevant subject area. An MA covering methods of social research (for example, the MA in Social Research) would be a distinct advantage. 
Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

13,221 GBP
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International Students

0 GBP
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Goldsmiths has an academic legacy stretching back to 1891, but is always looking forward. At undergraduate level students can take degrees across subjects including the arts, humanities and social sciences, as well as law, computing, management and economics.

Goldsmiths students are encouraged to challenge perceptions, think in enterprising ways, and explore new ideas. This ability to challenge the status quo has led to Goldsmiths being voted one of the top creative and political universities in the UK (Which? University 2018). We’re also ranked 7th in the world for media and communications, and 11th in the world for art and design.


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