School of Social Sciences PhD Programmes

Degree: PhD
University: Brunel University , Faculty: School of Social Sciences
City: London , Country: United Kingdom
Discipline: Social Sciences
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  • Language English
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  • Programme Description

    Programme Description

    Research is at the centre of everything we do. The School of Social Sciences offers research students a wealth of opportunities to study at doctoral level.
    We offer PhD supervision in the following fields:

    * Economics & Finance
    * Politics & History
    * Psychology
    * Sociology & Communications
    * Social Anthropology

    Our staff welcome PhD students and take a very active interest in the research being conducted. We have, aside from excellent academic supervision, great facilities for the students to use. This includes the Graduate School, where our postgraduate students can socialise and work as well as departmental offices available. In addition, the library is very well resourced to enable postgraduate research. Students also benefit from the activity in the different research centres in place across the school.

    Why Study for a PhD?

    A PhD is more than just studying. It is a path to in-depth knowledge and unique expertise in your chosen field. In addition, studying for a PhD will help:

    * Enhance skills and develop new ones (independent study, research skills)
    * Demonstrate to future employers an ability to cope with heavy workload and to self-motivate
    * Develop expertise that only few have in the world
    * Gain an internationally recognised qualification

    These are only a few reasons why you should study for a PhD. Postgraduate study at PhD level may also be a requirement of your chosen profession or enable to enhance career prospects.


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