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PhD Postgraduate Research in Social Work and Social Care

PhD Postgraduate Research in Social Work and Social Care

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Full time | City Campus | 4 years | 19-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Caring Skills Social Work Social Research

Course type

Research

Course Summary

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.

The Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing (FEHW) supports the research ambitions of over 240 doctoral students across Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Sport and Psychology. Our research community is diverse and dynamic. We work with local, regional and international students from across the world on a very diverse range of research fields.

What happens on the course?

Many of our research supervisors have internationally recognised expertise in a range of research methodologiesand frequently work across subject areas so, for example, research supervision can take place around the intersections of Education and Health and Sport and Psychology. We support students with a vibrant seminar and workshop calendar of events and sits within a and broader university research community where a very wide range of activity and support takes place.

PhD studies are typically conducted by completing a research thesis full-time (usually in three years) or part-time (usually six years). PhDs are theoretical research projects seeking to advance knowledge or understanding of a subject to inform further research, education and policy. They can cover a wide range of subjects - learn more by watching our research videos.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,596

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,450

Entry requirements

Applicants for a research degree shall normally hold either: a first or upper second class honours degree, or a master’s degree, or evidence of prior practice or learning that is accepted by the Dean of Research.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more