Sociology at Edinburgh is one of the premier research units in the UK, as indicated by our excellent rating in the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
We have a long-standing commitment to original empirical and theoretical work on society, and to the production of cultural and scientific knowledge.
We work closely with other colleagues in the School and supervise many cross-disciplinary projects. Applications are particularly welcome from students wishing to specialise in:
refugee and migration studies auto/biography and narrative studies comparative sociology South Asian studies Southern Africa family and intimate relations innovation in genomics medical sociology political sociology nationalism studies constitutional change and governance social studies of finance and markets social, cultural and feminist theory gender, inequality and social stratification work, consumption and organisations Scottish society and politics science and technology studies sociology of emotions
Training and support
You will work with a supervisor on an original research dissertation and participate in advanced sociology research-training workshops, work-in-progress seminars and a writing workshop.
The Graduate School provides a suite of ESRC-recognised research training courses for social science students across the University. We are developing an exciting package of flexible, web-based training courses in line with the increased emphasis on ongoing training throughout your doctoral studies.
page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!
A UK 2:1 undergraduate degree or its international equivalent.
Recipient: University of Edinburgh
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