60 months
7700 GBP/year
5090 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Education programme at London South Bank University is aimed at education researchers and experienced practitioners wishing to gain a practice-focused higher degree and make an original contribution to theory and practice in a field associated with social justice and inclusive education.

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The Education  programme at London South Bank University  engages with inclusive education in its broadest sense across the whole age range including throughout adulthood and is relevant across all educational settings. Students come from a range of settings as well as school , college and university,  such as the charity sector, prison education, the arts and social care.


UK higher education increasingly demands doctorate level qualifications and anyone wishing to develop a career in research or in senior positions in education will benefit from having a doctorate. Opportunities to write for publication are built into the programme and publishing in refereed journals is particularly important for participants looking to excel in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is education for?
  • Theorising critical issues in educational change and development 
  • Researching critical issues in educational change and development
  • Issues and controversies in research 
  • Independent research and dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 alternative credits


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

  • As the EdD is relevant across the age range it has broad appeal to diverse participants with shared interests in social justice and inclusion. This includes masters level graduates with an education background (including the LSBU MA Education - Special Educational Needs and Disability), University and FE academic and professional services staff, researchers  and professionals in related fields such as prison education, youth work, psychology, social care and the arts.
  • Opportunities for accreditation of prior learning are potentially available to participants with an appropriate background, including significant publications and extensive postgraduate teaching and research experience. APEL should be discussed with the Admissions Tutor who can explain the process in detail.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    5090 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5090 GBP per year during 60 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


International undergraduate and postgraduate students scholarships:

    International Scholarships
  • LSBU is offering scholarships and discounts to hundreds of students via our International Scholarships
  • International Merit Scholarships
  • We offer students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate taught programmes with outstanding academic profiles a fee reduction of up to £4,000 on each full academic year's tuition fees.
    LSBU Loyalty Award
  • We offer postgraduate Tuition Fee discounts for LSBU graduates progressing directly onto a postgraduate course and eligible alumni.
    ONCAMPUS London South Bank Merit Scholarship
  • 25% fee reduction to ONCAMPUS London South Bank students progressing to university degree programmes.

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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