School of Arts and Social Sciences

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School of Arts and Social Sciences

City University London's School of Arts & Social Sciences provides a dynamic and academically rigorous environment for students undertaking undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

We focus on a range of subject areas including:

Graduate employment rates are consistently high across the School.

Our staff are highly regarded in their fields, with many contributing to the academic and public discussions through articles, conferences, media commentary and research. The School also advises the UK Government, the EU and international organisations through collaborations and consultancy work.

The School of Arts and Social Sciences offers research degrees and doctoral training opportunities in all departments.


The School of Arts and Social Sciences is delighted to offer a number of scholarships for postgraduate students. The scholarships are worth £2,000 towards tuition fees awarded on the basis of academic merit and applicants' personal statements.

Find out more about the School's Scholarships

Arts and Social Sciences Doctoral Studentships

The School of Arts and Social Sciences is delighted to offer 6 PhD Studentships. The Studentships comprise a full tuition fee waiver and a maintenance grant of £16,057 per annum for three years, starting in October 2016.

Full applications received by Thursday 31st March 2016 will be automatically considered for the Studentship and successful candidates will be informed in May 2016.

Follow the links below for further information about applying for our PhD programmes.

PhD Culture & Creative Industries
PhD Economics
PhD Food Policy
PhD International Politics
PhD Journalism
PhD Music
PhD Psychology
PhD Sociology
PhD Translation Studies

Please contact the School Office on +44(0)20 7040 0249 or with any queries.