Join our research community
Explore social work research
Start your career as a researcher.
If you're considering a move into social work research, our PhD programmes will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need.
Our programmes for social work graduates and professionals will see you become part of a close community of researchers at a leading research-intensive university.
PhD and MPhil programmes
The subjects covered by our programmes include:
- Social Work (3 years)
- Social Work (4 years)
- Primary Care and Health Services Research
We also offer a DProf Doctorate in Professional Practice.
You can also see a full list of the Faculty's postgraduate research subjects or search for a specific project.
Making an application
Apply for a postgraduate research programme
If you're ready to apply to one of our PhD programmes, here's what you need to know.
If you have any questions, please contact the Doctoral Academy.
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5608