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Economic, Social and Political SciencesPostgraduate study

Research degrees

Postgraduate research opportunities are available for students interested in exploring many important areas of the social sciences.

PhDs are offered in criminology, demography, economics, gerontology, politics, social policy, sociology, and statistics. We have well-known and extremely active research groups in each division and also host several internationally significant research centres. Your supervisor will be one of our leading academics.

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The School of Economic, Social and Political Sciences (ESPS) is now accepting applications for 3 fully funded PhD Scholarships

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Studying for the MPhil/PhD is a more mature experience and closer to the real working and social world.

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