PhD in Social Work

University of Nicosia School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

  • Duration (years): 3 Years
  • Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
  • Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle (Doctorate Degree)
  • Language of Instruction: English and Greek
  • Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time
  • Minimum Credits: 90
  • Minimum ECTS Credits: 180

Aims and Objectives of the PhD in SW are as follow:

a) Develop students’ in-depth understanding and critical analysis of current literature and research methodology in the field of Social Work.

b) Develop students’ understanding and application of suitable research methodologies and scientific methods of inquiry to enable them to carry out their doctoral research project.

c) Enhance students’ research skills and facilitate the development of expertise relevant to their research specialization area.

d) Educate students on how to disseminate research findings, for example through publishing in academic journals and/or presenting their work in academic conferences and seminars.

e) Give students a broad understanding of research approaches and methods, which will enable them to read and comprehend a wide range of academic research papers to enhance their research competence and to facilitate the development of future research activities.

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