PhD in Sociology by Research

Introduction & Certification Body

The objective of the program is to give students a specialized context in Sociology research areas along with a broad base of knowledge in the core areas of research methodology, statistics, and classical and contemporary theory, gender, and racial issues etc.

Duration & Eligibility
3 Years

Master Degree in a relevant field. Relevant professional experience

  • Choose from several interdisciplinary, issue-focused courses
  • Gain both theoretical and practice understanding of complex problems
  • Provides holistic approach to problem solving


  • Block Subjects Credits
    I Contemporary Sociological Theories 3
    II Political Sociology 3
    III Economic Sociology 3
    Capstone Project I (Block: I, II, III) 2
    IV Social Organization 3
    V Professional and Ethical Issues in Sociology 3
    VI Research Methodology in Sociology 3
    Capstone Project II (Block: IV, V, VI) 3
    VII Gender Inequalities, Race, and Ethnic Relation 3
    VIII Population & Society 3
    IX Urban Sociology 3
    X Agrarian Sociology 3
    Thesis Work: Term reports (Five)
    XI-XVIII Final Thesis Report Submission 35
    E- conference
    Total Credits 70

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology

Why Choose Us?

  • Study online using our Learning Management System
  • Tailored, international standard curriculum
  • Experienced faculty from around the world
  • Academic partnership with University of Central Nicaragua
  • Student-focussed learning methodologies
  • Outcome based academic delivery

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Prof. Petrus J. Van Staden

"What make TAU unique is it involves studying away from your academic institution, usually from the comfort of your home. TAU’s flexibility of distance learning makes it a popular, appealing option: you can study at your own pace, fitting your studies around your life. "


  • How Do I Apply?

    You can apply online by clicking here. Fill the application form with all the relevant information and our Enrollment Advisor will call you for more details.

  • When will a decision be made on my application?
  • Do I need to travel to University for Examinations?

    No. We conduct the proctored Examinations including viva-voice.

  • How do I get guidance for the Doctoral/PhD programs?

    Students should identify their own Guide and get approved by the University. The University will also support the students by providing a Co-Guide.

  • How do I get academic discussions and clarifications?

    Academic Discussions & Clarifications will be done through Student - Faculty Interactions and Forum Discussions.

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