This course aims to provide a specialist route for social work or social policy professionals who wish to embark on doctoral study located within their own professional discipline; the broad aims of this programme are to develop in depth and systematic understanding of knowledge, skills and values at the forefront of contemporary social work policy and practice; to develop a critical awareness of the context in which contemporary social work policy and practice takes place; to develop critical awareness and application of research evidence, methodologies and methods at the forefront of contemporary social work policy and practice; to enable participants to undertake a doctoral research study of relevance to social work policy or practice; to provide opportunities for interdisciplinary learning and collaboration through shared learning with colleagues from a range of public professions.
A relevant Masters degree obtained from a UK university or an overseas equivalent; in exceptional cases candidates without a Master's degree, but with a good, undergraduate degree classification, may be admitted on demonstration of written professional work of good Master's level equivalence; an accredited social work qualification (GSCC or equivalent); evidence of experience relating to social work practice or social work policy
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Keele Campus||Keele||ST5 5BG||West Midlands|