You’ll be a social scientist committed to ways of working, through multidisciplinary research, that build knowledge and capacities in the communities around us and have a positive impact on human wellbeing. ...Read more
You can study an MPhil for one year or a PhD in social work or social policy over the course of three years.
You can study in any of our available research areas:
PhD Postgraduate Research in Social Work and Social Care
Why choose this course?
We offer supervision for PhD research in a range of areas relating to Social Work and Social Care. The team has experience of full time, part time, mature professionals and overseas students. ...Read more
Our research generates vital new knowledge about developments that have an impact both on the social care workforce and on service provision, addressing social outcomes such as quality...Read more
With a wide range of staff expertise in nursing, allied health professions, social work and social care, the team is able to supervise research across a range of subject areas, and tailored to your discipline. ...Read more
Social work education at Goldsmiths has a long and distinguished record. We provide a thriving research environment in which the research interests of staff are enormously varied, including: child protection;...Read more
Our PhD in Social Work offers you a unique opportunity to undertake research in a variety of social and health contexts. You may be interested in the experiences of looked after children, the care of...Read more
A PhD is the highest academic award for which a student can be registered. This programme allows you to explore and pursue a research project built around a substantial piece of work, which has to show...Read more
About our programmes
With its diverse range of environments, experiences and social conditions, the city of Hull and its surrounds make it an area rich with opportunities for research in social work. ...Read more
Our PhD Social Work programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Social Work. This postgraduate research programme in social work gives students the opportunity...Read more
Expertly designed, the PhD in Social Policy and Social Work is best suited to those who are interested in gaining specialist understanding of social policy and social work concerning violence, race and gender. ...Read more
Our PhD programme is supported by a commitment to an international standard of research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment, Social Policy and Social Work at York was ranked...Read more
We offer research supervision across a broad range of topics. We are especially interested in applications that include proposals to investigate the social dimensions of environmental issues in the countries...Read more
About the course
Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. A research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth,...Read more
The School for Policy Studies links theory, policy and practice in a multidisciplinary, research-intensive environment. Our research engages with and influences national and international policy. ...Read more
From theory and practice in wellbeing to the challenges of social work practice in safeguarding, mental health, adoption and reflective practice to the exploration of extraordinary childhoods, digital...Read more
PhD: Social work research has a long and distinguished history at Keele and 74% of research is judged world leading or internationall excellent.
The social work group in the Centre for Social...Read more
Our social work researchers have excellent links with professional and social work services in statutory and voluntary sectors.
The research interests of staff cover the full range of applied service...Read more
In this course, you will have the opportunity to be supervised by leading researchers in your field and take advantage of our rich Researcher Development programme which will help you to develop the skills...Read more
Education, Social Work and Community Education PhD
Great emphasis is given to research in our School, particularly applied interdisciplinary research and development which influences and supports policy and practice.
We are particularly well placed in...Read more