The PhD in Child and Youth Research is a four year full-time or six year part-time structured PhD programme delivered as part of a collaboration between the School of Psychology and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre (CFRC) at the School of Political Science and Sociology.
This interdisciplinary programme responds to an identified need for researchers with the requisite, high-level and wide-ranging experience and skills to undertake the kind of work that is needed in an evidence-informed policy environment.
* To prepare programme participants to conduct high quality policy and practice-relevant research and programme evaluation with children and young people
* To develop programme participants knowledge and skills in key theoretical, methodological, policy and practice areas relating to children
* To provide graduates with the set of generic work-skills to facilitate their successful entry into the full range of employment settings