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Social Policy and Social Work

Social WorkThe discipline of Social Policy and Social Work has a long and distinguished history at Nottingham, featuring excellent REF scores, extensive and high-quality PGR training provision and outcomes, and strong student cohort numbers. These pathways will be delivered at Nottingham by the School of Sociology and Social Policy, which has a rich and vibrant cohort of postgraduate students.

Core Research Areas:

Research conducted by staff and students in the School focuses on eight thematic core areas:

Children and families Social work and social care for adults Health and well-being Policy analysis
Identities Mobilities and migration Work and inequalities Science, knowledge and society
Criminal justice Crime, harm and punishment    

Research Centres:

These thematic foci are channelled through the School's four research centres:

Identities, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration (ICEMiC) Wellbeing, Health and Social Care Research Centre
International Centre for Public and Social Policy Institute for Science and Society
Criminal Justice Research Centre  

Key Facts:

Structure of Provision: Full-time or Part-time
PG Application:

Apply for the PhD programme relevant to your interests:

PhD Sociology

PhD Social Policy and Administration

PhD Social Work

PhD Criminology

Please specify your have applied for ESRC funding in your University of Nottingham application.

Pathway Contact:

Dr Elisabetta Zontini