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. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
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.
This programme allows students to generate new knowledge about the changes affecting the social care workforce and service provision, including social outcomes, such as quality of life, social inclusion and social capital measures.
Our students are investigating topics such as the services for young carers, and multi-agency working within the area of substance misuse and the social exclusion experienced by older people in care homes.
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Maria Davis
- +44 (0)1792 295309