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Centre for Lifelong Learning - Research Courses

Areas for PhD supervision

Adult Education in HE, FE, Lifelong Learning, community education, popular/radical adult education, informal learning and work-based learning. – with a focus on issues of inequality, (class, gender, ethnicity and age), access issues, experiences of learning, learning transitions, theoretical enquiry, identities, transitions into the labour market.

Professional Development in the areas of education, careers, counselling and social work.

Social policy and social work (with a focus on domestic violence, child abuse, safety and well-being; men, masculinity and health; migration, race and ethnicity; political and civic engagement).

Theoretical Enquiry: Class; Coaching; Counselling; Employability and Childhood; Ethnicity; Gender; Inequality; Social Justice.


Courses

PhD in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

Duration

Full-time: 3-4 years

Part-time: up to 7 years

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Normally a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Location

University of Warwick

Course fees - Full-time

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Course fees - Part-time

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PhD in Social Policy and Social Work

Duration

Full-time: 3-4 years

Part-time: up to 7 years


Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; a Masters level degree in Social Policy, Sociology or other cognate subject.

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Location

University of Warwick

Course fees - Full-time

See Student Finance

Course fees - Part-time

See Student Finance

     

PhD in Social Work

Duration

Full-time: 3-4 years

Part-time: up to 7 years

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; a Masters level degree in Social Work, Social Policy, Sociology or other cognate subject.

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Location

University of Warwick

Course fees - Full-time

See Student Finance

Course fees - Part-time

See Student Finance