Research degrees

Our Postgraduate research programmes reflect the main areas of work within the School. The contribution of our research students is integral to the academic and community life of the School. 

Research degrees offered 

Funded PhD opportunity, School of Social Policy

The School of Social Policy is seeking to recruit to one full-time doctoral research scholarship to commence in September 2016. The scholarship includes the UK/EU nationals level annual fee (£4,110 at current rates) and a £13,196 per year stipend (with an additional research training and fieldwork support grant of £750 per year).

The successful candidates will have previously undertaken research training as part of an MA Social Research or equivalent programme, or will have demonstrated their research capacity through study and/or professional activity and be willing to undertake further research training.

We invite proposals in any field of research within the subject groups of the School of Social Policy (Social Work, Social Policy, Health and Wellbeing).

More information and how to apply.

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.

Further information

Further details are available from the doctoral research administrator, Pat Wright,