Research course

Social Work and Social Care

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Education and Social Work
Qualifications
PhD

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Entry requirements

You should normally have a Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree.

Your qualification should be in Social Research Methods or in a relevant subject area which includes significant research methods training. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

From theory and practice in wellbeing to the challenges of social work practice in safeguarding, mental health, adoption and reflective practice to the exploration of extraordinary childhoods, digital childhoods and emotional lives – you’ll work with experts in their fields in a vibrant interdisciplinary research community.

AREAS OF STUDY

We host three research centres:

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
eswpgradmin@sussex.ac.uk