Social Work PhD and MPhil
How to Apply
Apply for a PhD or MPhil in Social Work
The School of Social Work is a well-established centre for postgraduate teaching and research. Its mission is to contribute to the well being of society through research, practice development and the education and training of social workers and other professionals.
Our Research Degrees
The School of Social Work offers supervision for the degrees of:
PhD and MPhil Supervisors and Research Areas
We offer PhD and MPhil supervision in areas that are compatible with the research interests of our academic staff, which include:
PhD and MPhil Description
Candidates are required to submit a written thesis of 50,000 words (PhD) or 30,000 words (MPhil) which is assessed in an oral examination. A higher limit of 80,000 words (PhD) or 50,000 words (MPhil) is allowed where the research is case-study based.
The thesis must be submitted for examination within the following periods of registration:
|PhD Full-Time||Two Years||Four Years|
|PhD Part-Time||Three Years||Six Years|
|MPhil Full-Time||One Year||Two Years|
|MPhil Part-Time||Two Years||Four Years|