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Social Work PhD

This PhD degree spans a diverse range of social work areas reflecting the multi-disciplinary strengths of our staff.

This PhD provides an opportunity to undertake in-depth research linked to our expertise in social work. Our faculty has a range of expertise. We support interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research projects linked to one or more of our main research themes. 

  • Social work training and education 
  • Men/masculinity 
  • Childbirth/fatherhood 
  • Health and social work 
  • Inequalities in health 
  • Children and families 
  • Relationship-based social work 
  • Social work and structure 
  • Emotion and social work 
  • Violence towards children 
  • Neoliberalism and contemporary social work 

Key Facts

Starts: October/January

Level: PhD

Mode: Full-time/Part-time

Course code: L4P7

Venue: Warwick University