PhD in Sociology

  • West Midlands, All EnglandWest Midlands, All England


The PhD in Sociology offers a broad span of research areas and expertise.

From gender and sexuality to markets and capitalism, Warwick’s Sociology department, ranked 9th in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2022), has an active and exciting research culture where you will receive specialist training.

Programme details

The doctoral programme in Sociology provides access to a vibrant and welcoming community of international researchers and supports you in developing your independent sociological research project.

As well as being part of an active and exciting research culture, you will receive specialist training in undertaking doctoral study at the beginning of your course and dedicated and expert supervision throughout.

All first year PhD students undertake a two-term course called Research Process and Research Design. Provided by the Department, this course supports students with the fundamentals of PhD study and life and prepares them for their upgrade from MPhil to PhD.

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Entry Requirements

A Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Sociology or a related subject; a strong research proposal.


This programme is Self Funded

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