Research course

Children and Young People

Swansea University · Childhood

Entry requirements

Applicants for the PhD programme would normally have, or be studying for a Master’s degree, while our MPhil programme requires a first or upper second degree in a discipline related to the proposed research project, or a relevant, approved postgraduate qualification. In some cases, there may be opportunities for MPhil students to continue their studies as a PhD student.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

All children and young people are entitled to the best start in life that our society can offer, and it is during these formative years that our lifelong health and social behaviours develop. However the ever increasing demands of a growing population require us to develop new approaches in how we provide a positive environment in which the next generation can flourish. Studying for a PhD or MPhil is a truly challenging and deeply rewarding experience, and Swansea University provides an excellent environment in which to pursue your research studies.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months
full time
24 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

College of Human and Health Sciences
+44 (01792) 295309