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 jobs.ac.uk and some supervisors use 'Find a PhD' which provides information about opportunities to conduct doctoral research.

Deadline: 8 November 2017.

Funded PhD opportunities

In 2017-18 the College of Social Sciences will invest £1 Million in support of new doctoral students. We also nominate our strongest applicants for studentships supported by the ESRC-funded Midlands Doctoral Training Partnership, of which we are one of the principal institutional partners.

Find out more about the postgraduate research scholarships available.

Further information

Further details are available from the doctoral research administrator on sosppgr@contacts.bham.ac.uk.