Research course

Social Policy and Social Work

University of Warwick · Centre for Lifelong Learning

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or a good Master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

English language requirements

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band B
  • IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Months of entry

January, April, October

Course content

This PhD provides an opportunity to undertake in-depth research linked to our expertise in social work and social policy. It spans a diverse range of areas reflecting the multi-disciplinary strengths of our faculty. We support interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research projects linked to one or more of our main research themes.

Teaching and learning

We provide a pleasant PhD study room and dedicated personal tutor support in addition to the supervisory team. A combined staff and student seminar programme provides a collegiate forum for sharing and discussing current topics and ideas.

Fees and funding

See University website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    up to 84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585