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Live Zoom with our Programme Directors - General Q&A!

Want to ask one of our Programme Directors a question about a course? Here's your chance!

Session starts at 2pm!


Welcome to the College of Human and Health Sciences

Hello, I am Professor Ceri Phillips, Head of the College of Human and Health Sciences, and I would like to welcome you to today's Postgraduate Virtual Open Day. We hope you enjoy finding out more of what we have to offer here at Swansea University and if you have any questions, please email

Social Work, MSc

Our accredited Master’s degree in Social Work will equip you with the theoretical and practical knowledge to launch a rewarding career as a registered social worker.

You will study the ethics and values of social work, critical practice relating to the law around child and adult care, and the key theories and perspectives underpinning social work policy and practice.

Watch Associate Professor, Dr Paul Rees, talk about what our Social Work course can offer you.

Find out more about studying this course here.

Social Research Methods, MSc

Gain advanced training in a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods used in the social sciences with our Master’s degree in Social Research Methods. This degree provides an excellent training basis to pursue a PhD, and is integrated into the ESRC Wales DTP 1 + 3 PhD programme.

Find out more about this course here.

Social Policy, Ph.D. / MSc by Research / M.Phil.

What human beings need and how societies meet those needs is at the heart of social policy. Our research addresses key contemporary social issues from national and international perspectives, examining themes such as social justice, equality, fairness, and citizenship.

Find out more about this course here.

Social Work and Social Care, PhD / MPhil

Our research generates vital new knowledge about developments that have an impact both on the social care workforce and on service provision, addressing social outcomes such as quality of life, social inclusion, and social capital measures.

Studying for a PhD in Social Work and Social Care will give you the opportunity to pursue your particular research interest relating to your academic or professional ambitions.

Find out more about this course here.


Postgraduate Research Academy

If you’re interested in Postgraduate Research in the College of Human and Health Sciences, then the Postgraduate Research Academy can provide you with all the information you may need. Email for more information.