Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
Edinburgh Sociology is one of the premier research units in the United Kingdom, as indicated by its excellent rating in the 2008 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 of Social and Political Science and supervise many cross-disciplinary projects.
Applications are particularly welcome from students wishing to specialise in:
Students work with a supervisor on an original research dissertation and participate in advanced sociology research-training workshops, work-in-progress seminars and the writing workshop.
The Graduate School provides a suite of ESRC recognised research training courses for social-science students across the University.
We have begun to develop an exciting package of flexible web-based training courses in line with the increased emphasis on ongoing advanced training throughout the course of doctoral studies.
All research students have access to office space and networked computers.
Includes Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) quota and competition awards. We are AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) recognised and have access to AHRC national competition awards.
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for other funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013