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Social Change: Community Wellbeing

Our critical psychologists and social change practitioners are recognised for the world leading quality of co-produced research that addresses real issues facing vulnerable individuals, communities and society.

Our Research Centre for Social Change: Community Wellbeing is the worldwide publication leader for critical disability research and hosts expertise in safeguarding and critical professional practice and substance use and addictive behaviours.
Ongoing research is funded by charities and other agencies, we also currently have three regional partnerships with local authorities in Greater Lancashire, North East and East Midlands for the Step Up to Social Work programme.

Check if you meet our standard university entrance requirements for research degrees. For details on applying see our applications page. You will also find it helpful to consult the fees information for potential Home/EU and Overseas students.

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If you do not find what you are looking for on this page - why not come along to Manchester Metropolitan's next Postgraduate Courses Fair or book a place on an online Postgraduate Course event?

Self-funded Research Degree Opportunities

Unless a specific date is given, the self-funded opportunities are open throughout the year.

Submit your own idea for a Self-funded PhD

Self-funded research degree opportunities within the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care are open throughout the year.

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