Research degrees

Our Postgraduate research programmes reflect the main areas of work within the School. Our doctoral research students form an integral part of a thriving community, conducting internationally leading research with relevance to practice and policy, and training the next generation of practitioners and policy-makers.

PG Research at the School of Social PolicyResearch degrees offered 

Download our Postgraduate Research brochure, 2016 (PDF)

Research opportunities

College and School opportunities are advertised on and some supervisors use 'Find a PhD' which provides information about opportunities to conduct doctoral research.

Funded Phd opportunities

We're seeking to recruit to five full-time or part-time doctoral research scholarships to commence September 2017 within the School of Social Policy. The deadline for applying is Friday 12 May, 5pm.

Further information

Further details are available from the doctoral research administrator on