Public Services Research Degrees

The Public Services section is at the forefront of research and teaching on the governance, management and delivery of services in the public and private sector and civil society. The team’s expertise includes public sector management, housing and health policy, community and civil society service delivery and crisis and disaster planning.

Opportunities are available to study for a PhD on a full-time / part-time basis and through distance learning.

Areas of supervision for research degrees include:

Before applying for a research degree, applicants should have a preliminary discussion with a member of staff to discuss a proposed research project. To arrange this please contact Dr Sadiya Akram, Public Services Research Degrees Coordinator.

For further information on the application process, contact the Faculty Research Degrees Administrator: - 0161 247 6673

More about research degrees and how to apply

Research degrees are available to study on-campus or through distance learning.

How to apply for a distance learning PhD

Public Services Research

As well as producing high quality research, staff in the section are committed to disseminating their work beyond academia and to projects designed to translate that work into social, cultural and economic change. Annabel Kiernan is Director of the Centre for the Study of Football and its Communities and Roz Fox is the academic lead of the university wide Social Housing Innovation, Research and Enterprise (SHIRE) network.

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