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Professional Doctorate in Social Work

University of East London

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  • Qualification

    DSW - Doctorate in Social work

  • Location

    University of East London

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

Course Summary

The Doctorate in Social Work at the University of East London is a five-year part-time modular course specifically aimed at senior professionals working in all fields of education.

The course gives you the opportunity and the skills to conduct robust, innovative research that will improve the policy, practice and the quality of education. Your doctorate will enhance your professional capability through critical analysis and the use of research evidence.

You will be studying at one of the most diverse and multicultural universities in London, with the chance to meet and work with students and academics with different national and international professional backgrounds, each with their own experience and expertise that they bring to the course.

Doctoral courses at the University of East London give you the chance to draw on this dynamic research culture as well as the research expertise of our academic staff, at least two of whom will serve on your supervisory team.

Your Future Career

This doctorate course at the University of East London is designed for professionals who are working within a range of educational contexts. School-centred research is a rapidly developing phenomenon, both nationally and internationally. This doctoral course is aimed at practising educators who would like to advance their own professional development in the areas of research, policy, curriculum development and professional practice. It also gives you the opportunity to help improve educational and institutional practice generally.

Studying for a Doctorate in Education at UEL's Cass School of Education and Communities will benefit senior members of staff working in a variety of educational institutions, including schools, colleges, universities, examination organizations and policy-related institutions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,630per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

Modules designed to address the demands of the market help students stand out, with industry placement options to supplement students’ learning.
One of the very few universities with on-campus accommodation in London, helping students make friends and settle in.
East London has plenty to offer. Explore vintage markets and Westfield shopping centre, enjoy nightlife in Shoreditch or sports at the Olympic Park.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 83 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    111 64%

    59th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    6th

    1

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