University of leicester

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This Doctorate aims to produce a group of leading practitioners who have mastered the full range of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the conduct of their professional activities at the highest level.

Using specifically designed materials you will gain a thorough grasp of the theoretical foundations of the profession. This will include advanced theory from a number of different social science disciplines, e.g. sociology of work and employment; sociology of education; human resource management; human resource development; education, training and learning.

You will gain knowledge of the range of research techniques available for enhancing professional knowledge and the ability to utilise appropriate research techniques to produce research of publishable quality.


Doctorate in Social Science

Awarding Body

University of Leicester


Distance Learning


The Doctorate programme is studied completely by distance learning over a minimum of 48 months to a maximum of 72 months.

Entry requirements

We will require evidence of a relevant Masters degree, preferably at distinction level, together with a detailed outline of your initial research proposal. The validity and quality of the proposal will be of crucial significance in determining eligibility for entry.

Please call us on +971 7 203 1204, email us on, or browse details of the programme in our brochure. Alternatively, you can simply complete the form on the right and an academic consultant will provide you with all the details.


GBP 19,145

Current equivalent in:
  • USD 29,811
  • AED 109,500
  • SAR 111,818
  • GBP 19,145


All fees are payable in GBP