Department of Sociology offers individual research
supervision leading to the award of a
higher research degree (Ph.D. or M.Phil.) in
one of the particular substantive
areas of strength of the department.
Ph.D. course extends full time over a
normal registration of three years. Part-time
students' normal registration extends over five years.
The PhD consists of a major piece of empirical
research leading to a thesis
of about 80,000 words.
MPhil course extends full time over two
years, or part time over three. The PhD
consists of a major piece of empirical research
leading to a thesis of 60,000 words.