A 1 or 2.1 in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care.
The Centre has excellent links with health and social care organisations, and other relevant establishments. It offers excellent opportunities for full or part-time research in intellectual disability and community care leading to higher degrees.
The Tizard Centre has a strong track record of attracting ESRC research studentship funding, The Centre is also recognised for CASE awards, which are advertised separately.
You should send an outline of your research proposal with your application.
Current research areas include: social inequalities and community care; intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Tizard Centre is recognised as leading the field in deinstitutionalisation and community living, challenging behaviour, quality of staff support, sexuality and autism, and has had a significant impact on national policies in these areas. We are committed to addressing issues arising from social inequality.
Information for international students
Please see http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html for English Language requirements.
Fees and funding
Please refer to the University's Postgraduate Scholarship & Loans web pages at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Recruitment and Admissions Office
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- +44 (0)1227 827 077