Research course

Employment Research

Institution
University of Warwick · Institute for Employment Research
Qualifications
PhD

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

October

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.

Department specialisms

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.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: Band B. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,270 (full-time)
International students
£17,050 (full-time)

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

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
84 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585