Discover a wide range of opportunities to expand your research knowledge in the Faculty of Social Sciences. 80% of our research was assessed as internationally excellent or world leading by the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), with the top 23% of our work judged as world leading.
We currently offer PhD supervision across a range of disciplines, including Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology, Social Work, Housing, Dementia Studies, Education and other related disciplines.
We are able to support postgraduate study on and off campus. While many students are
If you're interested in applying for a traditional PhD by research or by publication, please click ‘Apply for a PhD’ below. For other Doctorates that invole both taught modules and