Research course

Employment Research

University of Warwick · Institute for Employment Research

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Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and a postgraduate qualification in the social sciences. Previous studies should have included training in social science methodology.

Months of entry


Course content

Areas for PhD supervision

The IER research team brings together a breadth of research and labour market expertise from a variety of disciplines. We would be interested in supervising research students in: employer behaviour; globalisation and labour markets; human resources in local and regional development; labour market assessment and forecasting; careers; apprenticeships, work based learning and training; green skills and sustainable jobs; the graduate labour market; gender and the labour market; socio-economic and demographic change and the labour market; job quality and innovation; welfare and public policy.

We also offer a joint PhD in Employment Research with our partner institution Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: Band B. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit our website.

Fees and funding

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585