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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research profile

Our social work researchers have excellent links with professional and social work services in statutory and voluntary sectors throughout Scotland and the UK.

We also have a number of partnerships with agencies and organisations providing social work in the Global South.

The research interests of staff cover the full range of applied service specialisms and theoretical issues in social work.

In Scotland this includes: criminal justice; children and families; vulnerable adults; community care; International and European perspectives are also part of academic staff interests, and staff have particular expertise in migration and refugee studies and global mental health.

Our work is enriched by the perspective of both international students and UK/EU students who are experienced professionals studying part-time while working.

Application deadline

05 July 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 21,150per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 79 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    143 83%

    4th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    60th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    56th

    31

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