As an internationally focused Department that has a world-class reputation, we draw on research excellence and expertise in social policy, social work and public management.
Our key research areas include:
We offer the following research degree programmes across all of our research areas:
Why choose us?
Our welcoming research community is led by enthusiastic and experienced academic staff. You'll be part of a diverse student body in a friendly environment, and you'll be able to explore ideas with other students and researchers in our regular seminars.
Check that your research interests align with the expertise of one of our academic staff. After this, you can complete a full application which will allow us to consider your research proposal in detail and help us to identify the best available supervisor for your project. If your application is successful, we will allocate a supervisor.
Complete an application:
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 33.60
Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)Click here to see the results for all UK universities