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What will I learn?

Our policy-based and theoretically-informed empirical research reflects our engagement with academic and public sector stakeholders in local, national and international issues. Innovative research is undertaken within our academic disciplines and in interdisciplinary collaborations within the school and university, and with other institutions.

We can also offer research degrees in the following broad areas:

Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

Neuropsychology

Health Psychology

Personal and Social Identity

Language

Psychology of Memory

Sociology

Collective Violence and Terrorism

Historical Sociology

Cultural Sociology

Social Exclusion and Homelessness

Drugs and Substance Misuse

Sociology of the Body

Sociology of Health

Gender

Theoretical Sociology

Development and Post-conflict Societies

Corporate Social Responsibility

Energy and Environmental Change

Social Work

Adoption and Fostering

Housing Policy and Urban Issues

Ageing and Older People

Migration

Child Protection, Residential

Organisational Change, Child Care, Youth Justice

Social Care and Social Welfare

Disability

Social Work Education

Personal and Professional Development

Evaluation

Family and Kinship

Substance Abuse

Homelessness

Service Users & Carers

Which department am I in?

School of Applied Social Studies

Study options

Full Time (36 months)

Tuition fees
£16,510.00 (US$ 22,724) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

1 February 2022

Venue

Robert Gordon University

Garthdee House,

Garthdee Road,

Aberdeen,

Aberdeen, City Of,

AB10 7QB, Scotland

Full Time (36 months)

Tuition fees
£16,510.00 (US$ 22,724) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

Robert Gordon University

Garthdee House,

Garthdee Road,

Aberdeen,

Aberdeen, City Of,

AB10 7QB, Scotland

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants need to have a first or upper second class honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom, or from an overseas University, or degree equivalent qualification. Applicants holding qualifications other than those above shall be considered on their merits and in relation to the nature and scope of the proposed research programme. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent. TOEFL iBT 88.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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