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Doctoral Studies

Welcome to the Department of Social Work’s page on third-cycle education! So you would like to become a doctoral student in social work and contribute new knowledge in the field? That’s great news! Doctoral education in social work will deepen your knowledge and give you training in conducting original research. It will also develop your capacity for independent and critical thinking, with the goal of contributing new knowledge to the world at large.