MPhil, PhD in Learning Disability

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

Program Description

MPhil, PhD in Learning Disability

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

The Tizard Centre is one of the leading academic groups concerned with learning disabilities and community care. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside academics renowned nationally and internationally for their contributions to the field.

The Tizard Centre offers the following research programmes on a full or part-time basis:

  • Community Care (MPhil and PhD)
  • Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (MPhil and PhD)
  • Applied Psychology (MPhil and PhD)
  • Mental Health (MPhil and PhD)

Potential topics and supervisors

We welcome applications concerning all aspects of community care, but the academic staff named below are particularly interested in supervising research in the following specialist areas:

Funding

The Tizard Centre has one departmental studentship to award to an outstanding applicant. This covers tuition fees, plus a bursary of around £13,726 per annum for a period of 3 years. In return for this you will be expected to do a limited amount of teaching within the department on a regular basis.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


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