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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.

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


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

Identities, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration (ICEMiC) Centre for Applied Social Research
International Centre for Public and Social Policy Institute for Science and Society
Key Facts:
Structure of Provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time
PG Application:

Social Policy: Apply for the PhD in Sociology

Social Work: Apply for the PhD in Social Work

Pathway Contact: Professor Andrew Yip