University of Leicester

Application Documents - Doctor of Social Sciences

  • Complete, Signed and dated PhD Application form (download the PhD application form given below)
  • Completed Research Proposal Form (download the form and guidelines given below)
  • Copy of your IELTS Academic Test results, with an average total score of 6.5, and 6.0 in each sub-skill
  • Updated CV, with a detailed description of all job roles and responsibilities (Please ensure that all job titles and relevant dates of employment are listed).
  • 2 Academic reference letters (download the reference form given below)
  • A scanned copy of your original Degree and Academic Transcripts (must be translated into English if issued in any other language) (Any master’s and postgraduate certificate qualifications).
  • A personal statement of approximately 350-400 words, stating the reasons why you wish to pursue the programme.
  • Copy of your valid Passport

PhD Application Form

Proposal Guideline

Proposal Form

PhD Reference Form

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