Sociology PhD studentship opportunities
We are currently looking to award two fully funded studentships to outstanding PGR candidates to join our Department of Sociology.
Start date1 January 2022
Studentships will cover 3 years or pro-rata part-time: full fees (at home or international rate), an annual stipend pegged to the UKRI studentship rate.
Awards can be made to UK or international candidates.
Funding sourceUniversity of Surrey
We are pleased to announce that we are currently looking to award two fully funded studentships to outstanding PGR candidates. We welcome applications from across our specialisms in criminology, media and communications, and sociology.
As a postgraduate researcher in sociology at Surrey, you will join a diverse community of full and part-time PhD students from the UK, the EU and around the world. Our PhD students play an important part in the life and culture of our vibrant and friendly department.
About the Department of Sociology
We were ranked in the top 10 sociology departments in the UK for publications, in the latest 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, with more than three quarters of our research publications rated as first-class or internationally excellent. This reflects our strong postgraduate community, diverse research centres, research training activities, and funding successes. We're home to research centres in criminology, social simulation and ageing and gender, and a number of academic journals are based in or edited from the Department.
Applicants are expected to hold at least an upper second-class honours degree in sociology or a related discipline. Together with a masters in a relevant discipline.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic: 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (or equivalent).