Research course

Social Work

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

We require:

  • An honours degree (minimum Upper Second (2:1)) or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject; and
  • A very good MSc/MPhil/MRes degree from a recognised institution; or
  • Satisfactory work at postgraduate level (which must include some research training) undertaken for the equivalent of at least one year full-time.

In exceptional circumstances, we may consider an application from a student without both an undergraduate and post-graduate degree. For example, if they have a first/distinction and research experience.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Our PhD/MPhil Social Work programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Social Work.

This postgraduate research programme in social work gives students the opportunity to work with internationally renowned scholars engaged in innovative research that will make a difference in people's lives and in health and social care.

We particularly welcome students from all health and social care disciplines who have an interest in exploring related subject areas.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    part time
    72-96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
admissions.doctoralacademy@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 5608