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Research areas

Postgraduate research degrees in the College are based in the following areas

Application form

To apply, please fill in the University's application form.

If you have any questions about the application form, process, or research in the College please e-mail

Complete, sign and return the form to

Graduate School
College of Social Sciences and Arts
Sheffield Hallam University
Unit 9, Science Park
City Campus
S1 1WB


Research tutors

If you would like to discuss your research proposal before applying, please contact the postgraduate research tutor for your area. The tutors can also be reached through the research support office by e-mailing

Research areas Research tutors
Natural and Built environment Professor Paul Stephenson
CRESR Dr Will Eadson
Education Gill Adams
Humanities Professor Niels Petersson
Sociology and psychology Dr Lynne Barker
Law and criminology Dr James Marson

Further information

For information on the Doctorate in Education please see the online prospectus.

Please see our what happens next page to find out more about the application process.

Please see our further information page to find out what's involved and to see entry qualification information.

Please see our fees page for research degree fee information.

For funding information, please see our support for research students page.

For details of current and past thesis titles, please see the relevant web pages

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