Royal Holloway, University of London: Criminology and Sociology

InstitutionRoyal Holloway, University of London View institution profile
Department Law
Telephone 01784 414944
Study type Research


**About us**

The School of Law is highly regarded for its research and has an active and vibrant research culture.We conduct research on a wide range of subjects spanning law, criminology, sociology, social policy, social work and forensic psychology. Our main research areas can be found here.

To read detailed research profiles of our staff, and find information about their publications and projects, please click here for our Law, Criminology, and Sociology staff. For our Social Work researchers please click here.

**Research Facilities and Environment**

Our postgraduate research students enjoy a friendly and stimulating research environment and regular, personally-tailored supervisory sessions. Participating fully in the life of the School, our doctoral students are valued members of a close-knit group of academics.

We provide regular monthly workshops where students take it in turns to present their work and receive feedback from other students and from the Director of Graduate Studies. Additional sessions may be offered on topics ranging from publishing to career choices on completion of a doctorate.

Our lively annual Postgraduate Research Day is always well-attended and gives postgraduate researchers the opportunity to showcase their work to staff and students in the School of Law. We understand the importance of fostering doctoral students' professional skills, and fully support them in presenting papers at academic conferences in the UK and abroad. We are committed to our students' success, providing mock vivas, annual reviews, and personal advice on issues such as managing time pressures and meeting deadlines. Students are also actively encouraged to join one of the School’s four thriving research groups. Many members of the School's postgraduate community are from outside the UK, providing an opportunity for the exchange of ideas within an international context.

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Royal Holloway, University of London



About Royal Holloway
Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2019) and the top 300 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018-2019). Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.

We were founded by two social reformers who pioneered the ideal of education and knowledge for all who could ...

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