Education - Research PhD

You should consider this programme if you are a qualified and experienced teacher, trainer or other professional working in education or training, or in a related professional field such as health.

The programme will develop your advanced skills in educational research methods. These include critical analysis, evidence-based inquiry, critical literature review, and quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.

Following a qualifying period, MPhil students can proceed to PhD studies in education and training.

Recent research projects include:

  • Leadership and management in education
  • Leadership in Higher Education
  • Professionalism and professional practice
  • Lifelong Learning
  • E-Learning, social networking
  • Pedagogy, learning theories and learning and teaching
  • Widening participation, access, achievement and the student experience
  • Creativity and complexity theory
  • Childhood studies and history of education
  • A range of other individually negotiated subject areas.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with a doctoral programme through research study and a supervised thesis
  • To provide you with an advanced knowledge of educational research methods within education, training, health and allied fields
  • To help you to develop advanced skills in contemporary theoretical knowledge, critical analysis, doctoral research and evidence-based inquiry. This will enable you to make a contribution to knowledge informed by original research and scholarship.

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Education - Research

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PhD, MPhil, PhD, MPhil Award
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A Master's degree from within education, training and related professional fields

AND normally have at least three years' professional experience.

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