Tailor your PhD in Social Work to your interests, choosing from a diverse range of areas. The University of Warwick's Centre for Lifelong Learning provides a rich and supportive transdisciplinary academic environment for PhD study.
This PhD spans a diverse range of areas reflecting the multi-disciplinary strengths of our staff. We welcome applications to study in the following areas:
- Gender violence, child abuse, safety and well-being
- Domestic violence
- Violence against women and ‘race’/ethnicity
- Disability and violence
- Children and violence
- Child abuse and feminist perspectives on child abuse and child protection
- Working with parents and children in public care
- Child contact and post-separation violence
- Child homicide in the context of domestic violence
- Images of child abuse and new information and communication technologies
- ‘Race’, ethnicity, gender, and migration
- Migrant communities in Europe
- Diversity and multicultural politics in Europe
- Gender and policy
- Men, masculinity, health
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)
We provide a pleasant PhD study room and dedicated personal tutor support in addition to the supervisory team. A combined staff and student seminar programme provides a collegiate forum for sharing and discussing current topics and ideas.
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
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.
For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.