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Ph.D. On Campus

Education

Birmingham City University

36 months
Duration
12800 GBP/year
4407 GBP/year
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About

Your Education PhD from Birmingham City University, will begin with a short course to complete a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Research Practice; this takes eight weeks. Following your PgCert, your PhD will be based on supervision meetings, which normally take place fortnightly basis for full-time students and monthly for part-time students.

Overview

Normally a Education PhD from Birmingham City University journey begins with a research proposal followed by undertaking an extensive literature review on the topic and research questions identified. Time is spent developing suitable research methodology and exploring appropriate theory. Data is normally collected as part of extensive field work and enquiry.

What's covered in the course?

  • Research students in Education will join a thriving research community and be part of one of the University’s Research Centres of Excellence.
  • We offer supervision for study either part-time or full-time towards a PhD degree.
  • If you are accepted for a PhD, there is a University-wide taught course in research methodologies, and you will be assigned to a director of studies, and at least one second supervisor will also be appointed.
  • You will have access to a dedicated research room for postgraduate researchers
  • You’re encouraged to publish in collaboration with your supervisors and to take part in research conferences and events

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Assessment
  • Creativity
  • Childhood Studies
  • Early Years
  • Post-16 Provision
  • Education Policy
  • Music Education
  • Professional Learning and Development
  • Workplace Learning
  • Student experience in Higher Education
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Management and Leadership in Higher Education
  • Historical Research into education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications for research degrees are normally assessed by interview using the following criteria:

  • That the Faculty is able to provide the appropriate supervisory expertise and resources for the proposed topic 
  • That the proposed research seems likely to satisfy the academic requirements of a research degree
  • That the proposed research is feasible in practical terms
  • That you seem likely to be able to cope with the academic demands of a research degree
  • PhD applicants will normally be expected to hold a Master's degree in a relevant area

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12800 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.

UK/EU students

  • Part Time  £2,204 per year

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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