Postgraduate Research by Subject Area
 • Central & East European Studies
 • Economic & Social History
 • Politics
 • Sociology
 • Urban Studies

We provide high-quality training and research supervision for postgraduate students in all areas of staff expertise through the College of Social Sciences Graduate School.

Structured masters courses link to specific vocational areas such as urban planning and real estate, and dedicated training courses to prepare students for doctoral study.

There is a wide range of options for independent research in the School of Social and Political Sciences.

Scholarships, Studentships, DTC Pathways and other opportunities


To find out more about potential supervisors in the School, visit our Staff listings.

How to apply

Become a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) 

As a doctoral student you may have the opportunity to become a paid Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). This is a great opportunity for students to enhance and develop their skills set.