Education and Sociology PhD (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

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Course info

If youre ready to take your knowledge and expertise in Education into a postgraduate research degree, then Portsmouth is the perfect place to achieve your goals.As a postgraduate research student, you could investigate what education promises, delivers and looks like to different groups of people around the world, or explore the role of education in creating a more just and equal society, and in preparing children for life in wider society.Our researchers have decades of expertise within ... READ MORE

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49th / 95
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Start date and duration

Start date
FEB-23, APR-23, OCT-23, FEB-24, OCT-24
6 years

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to face-to-face or telephone interview.

Tuition fees

For students from

£2,298 per year
Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Channel Islands
£2,298 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£8,100 per year

More info: The Mentioned fee is for Feb-2023 and Apr-2023. The fee for Oct-2023, Feb-2024 and Apr 2024 is: £8,600 per year..

International Students

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 110 reviews

5 star 41%
4 star 38%
3 star 20%
2 star 1%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,658 reviews

5 star 34%
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3 star 13%
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University of Portsmouth
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Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Portsmouth is an innovative, research-driven institution with a modern, well-resourced campus which is a fantastic place to study at postgraduate level. The university invests intelligently in its teaching and facilities, delivering an internationally respected curriculum and providing a rich and varied student experience. Portsmouth is renowned in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, and produces an impressive research output from its many research groups that conduct pioneering work into a broad spectrum of current and future global issues.

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