Research course

Personal Social Services

Institution
University of Kent · School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in the social sciences, an interest in the chosen topic area and a clear idea of your proposed thesis topic. In the case of research in health services and personal social services, we will also consider candidates with professional qualifications alone and/or relevant experience in the health service.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

Research programmes involve writing a thesis on a particular topic with specialist supervision. You are given research training, which is tailored to the particular needs of your research and takes into account any training you have previously received. You also have opportunities to attend modules on relevant subjects on a non-assessed basis to fill any gaps in your background.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Subject Enquiries
Email
sspssr-pg-admin@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 823684