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PhD Applied Social and Economic Research University of Essex

UK

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Course info

Summary

For our PhD Applied Social and Economic Research, we offer supervision in quantitative research in sociology and other social sciences. This involves the use of secondary data to answer socially relevant research questions and we offer supervision in: social stratification, social class and other forms of disadvantage; social behaviour, beliefs and values; occupational choice and mobility; migration; social change; life cycle and biography; social group identity; sociology of education; and family and socialization.

Studying with us will open doors to an academic career for you, as well as to a professional life in government departments, international organisations and statistical institutions. Several of our PhD students now work at: Department of Economics, University of Chicago, USA; Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia; Department of Economics and Public Finance, University of Turin, Italy; Department of Economics, University of Linz, Austria; Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, Bocconi University, Italy; Applied Microeconomics Research Unit, University of Minho, Portugal; and School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Canada.

Your future

Some of our PhD students now work at: Department of Economics, University of Chicago US; Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia; Department of Economics and Public Finance, University of Turin, Italy; Department of Economics, University of Linz, Austria; Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, Bocconi University, Italy; Applied Microeconomics Research Unit, University of Minho, Portugal; World Bank, US; School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Canada.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD Applied Social and Economic Research.

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees

£16,230.00 (16,73,626) per year

Fees will increase for each academic year of study.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

10-Jul-21, 17-Jan-22, 25-Apr-22

Venue

Colchester Campus

University of Essex,

Wivenhoe Park,

Colchester,

Essex,

CO4 3SQ, England

Entry requirement for international students

You will need a good Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. You are also required to submit a well developed research proposal. If English is not your first language, then we will require you to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; TOEFL IBT 88 overall with minimum component scores: Listening: 17 Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Speaking: 20.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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