For entry on to the MPhil or PhD programmes, we would normally expect an applicant to hold a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, and a good Masters degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
January, October, July, April
The current research themes for supervision in social work are:
- Child protection
- Children in care
- Decision making about children
- Fostering and adoption
- Support for vulnerable families
The School of Social Work has a long history of supervising PhD and MPhil research degrees. The School is internationally renowned for its research and teaching in social work and social policy. The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) rank the School of Social Work 4th (Times Higher Education) in the country for overall research with 90% of our research ranked “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”.
Information for international students
English entry requirements are: IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in all components). .
Fees and funding
Studentships may be available for exceptional candidates. Please see https://www.uea.ac.uk/socialwork/research-degrees/studentships for further details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Research Service
- +44 (0) 1603 591 709