Research course

Social Policy and Social Work

Institution
University of York · Department of Social Policy and Social Work
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

You will be normally expected to hold an Upper Second or First Class Honours degree.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Our PhD/MPhil programme is supported by a commitment to an international standard of research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment, Social Policy and Social Work at York was ranked third overall for research quality in the UK and equal first for its impact.

You will be part of a Graduate School with a wide range of backgrounds from across the globe, making our Department one of the most academically stimulating to study in, and you will have the opportunity to participate in seminars to explore ideas with other Graduate School students and researchers. Furthermore, as part of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre you will have access to high quality training and research networks.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
spsw-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 321234