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Ph.D. On Campus

Education

University of Bristol

48 months
Duration
19500 GBP/year
4565 GBP/year
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About

The Education program from University of Bristol is focused on carrying out research that leads to a dissertation of 80,000 words. With the support of academic supervisors to guide you, you will undertake research training then design and conduct your own research project.

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Overview

We offer high-quality supervision by internationally recognised scholars in areas including educational psychology, education policy, higher education, teaching and learning in schools, professional development, learning in the city, non-formal education, lifelong learning and assessment.

Academic staff include experienced researchers with methodological expertise in advanced quantitative methods, experimental methods, a range of qualitative research methods and mixed methods. You will be part of a large, diverse doctoral community in an atmosphere that is exciting, creative and welcoming.

If you take the Education  programme offered by the University of Bristol  you can expect:

  • membership of a research centre, network and/or faculty-wide research group that includes staff and postgraduate researchers; 
  • a minimum of four taught research methods accredited by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC); 
  • networking opportunities with other doctoral researchers across disciplines and neighbouring universities through membership of the South West Doctoral Training Partnership and Bristol Doctoral College; 
  • support for attending conferences and publishing research;  
  • opportunities to apply for short-term paid research assistant and teaching assistant roles;  
  • access to professional development and short training courses tailored for postgraduate researchers;
  • access to a dedicated school library on site, faculty and other University libraries;
  • modern and well-appointed study spaces within the School of Education and in the wider university;
  • opportunities to participate in seminars (often featuring national and international visitors), research student seminars, reading groups and specialist methodological workshops.

Careers

We offer academic and personal development opportunities to equip you for the intellectual, social and personal challenges you will encounter during your career. Our overarching goal is to enable our graduates to display the following characteristics:

  • equipped to demonstrate impact, excellence and distinctiveness in your chosen field
  • visionary, imaginative, innovative, reflective and creative
  • high ideals and values, including a strong sense of social justice
  • highly employable throughout the world
  • adaptable, with the potential to be a leader in work and in the community

Programme Structure

Research centres:

  • Centre for Assessment and Evaluation Research in Education
  • Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education
  • Centre for Multilevel Modelling
  • Centre for Researching Education Across Boundaries
  • Centre for Knowledge, Culture and Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) and normally a merit at MSc/MA level (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4565 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4565 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • UK: part-time £2,283

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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