Ph.D. On Campus

Social Work and Social Care (Postgraduate Research)

University of Wolverhampton

48 months
13350 GBP/year
4407 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In the Social Work and Social Care (Postgraduate Research) programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton, we offer supervision for PhD research in a range of areas relating to Social Work and Social Care. The team has experience of full time, part time, mature professionals and overseas students.


Why choose this Social Work and Social Care (Postgraduate Research) programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton?

  • The Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing (FEHW) supports the research ambitions of over 240 doctoral students across Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Sport and Psychology. Our research community is diverse and dynamic. We work with local, regional and international students from across the world on a very diverse range of research fields.

What happens on the course?

  • Many of our research supervisors have internationally recognised expertise in a range of research methodologiesand frequently work across subject areas so, for example, research supervision can take place around the intersections of Education and Health and Sport and Psychology. 
  • We support students with a vibrant seminar and workshop calendar of events and sits within a and broader university research community where a very wide range of activity and support takes place.

Programme Structure

  • PhD studies are typically conducted by completing a research thesis full-time (usually in three years) or part-time (usually six years). 
  • PhDs are theoretical research projects seeking to advance knowledge or understanding of a subject to inform further research, education and policy. 
  • They can cover a wide range of subjects – learn more by watching our research videos.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Variable start date.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a first or upper second class honours degree, or   
  • a master’s degree, or    
  • evidence of prior practice or learning that is accepted by the Dean of Research.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13350 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 48 months.


  • Home/EU - 2225 GBP per year.
  • International - 6823 GBP per year.

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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