University of Warwick: Social Policy and Social Work

InstitutionUniversity of Warwick
Department Centre for Lifelong Learning
Telephone 02476 524585
Study type Research


This PhD provides an opportunity to undertake in-depth research in the field of adult education and lifelong learning. In recent years as societies have undergone social, political and economic changes adult education and lifelong learning has become an important aspect of the education sector. Adult education and lifelong learning encompasses a wide range of learning situations from informal through to formal education.

**Staff research interests fall into the following areas:**
- gender violence, child abuse, safety and well-being
- ‘race’, ethnicity and migration
- political participation, civic engagement, policy
- men, masculinity, health

**Areas for PhD supervision include:**

Education (with a focus on Adult Education in FE/HE and Early Years settings); Lifelong Learning, Teaching and Training.

Theoretical Enquiry: Career Development; Class; Coaching; Counselling; Employability and Childhood; Ethnicity; Gender; Inequality; Social Justice.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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