Social Work, Ph.D. | Karlstad University | Karlstad, Sweden
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About

The dissertation project in this Social Work programme at Karlstad University belongs to one of the subjects two research orientations: Critical welfare studies or Applied welfare research. The subject of social work belongs together with sociology, psychology, and gender studies to the Department of Social and Psychological Studies.

Overview

The discipline of Social Work studies the conditions and experiences of socially vulnerable people. We look at causes and effects of social problems at individual, group and societal level. Studies also include how different efforts can be organised to prevent or remedy social problems.

Features

Through graduate education, doctoral students have access to a multidisciplinary research environment and social and collegial networking with other doctoral students across disciplinary boundaries.

In addition, doctoral students at Karlstad University are part of the National Graduate School in Social Work, which is a network of eleven Swedish universities and colleges with the aim of strengthening research education in social work by coordinating courses and also having an international exchange.

Programme Structure

What you will learn:

  • In the main field of social work you will acquire the knowledge and skills you need to be able to support people in socially vulnerable situations.
  • You will help them develop, change, maintain and apply life strategies to manage their everyday life.
  • The main field of study also includes knowledge and skills to critically examine, re-examine and develop social work in various forms.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

    • To meet the general entry requirements for doctoral studies, students must have completed a degree at Master’s level or at least four years of full-time studies, of which at least one year at Master’s level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 SEK per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 SEK per year during 48 months.
  • No tuition fees for PhD students.

Living costs for Karlstad

4000 - 8500 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Social Work.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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