Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. Browse PhD opportunities below and find out about the funding available for students. A PhD in Social Work aims to enable you to develop knowledge in a specialist area and offers the opportunity to make a valuable and novel contribution to knowledge in a policy, practice or educational aspect of Social Work. At the core of your research studies will be the relationship with your supervisor. We encourage you to contact the academic with related interests using our supervisor search tool online, to discuss your proposal before submitting your application.
Find people, projects, groups and publications in Social Work and read more about related research to this area.
Browse our collection of research outputs including PhD theses
Social Work PhD
Welfare, Health and Wellbeing PhD
Our funded studentships become available at different times of the year. Please keep checking our page regularly to see the latest funded opportunities. We also advertise all our funded studentships as soon as they become available on the @BrunelResearch twitter account.