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Ph.D. On Campus


Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

12590 USD/year
12590 USD/year
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The program of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Education at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is designed to facilitate your research in educational studies so as to make significant and original contribution to human knowledge in education. 

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Education  students at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will be able to work with an experienced supervisory research team to explore a wide range of topics including but not limited to educational management and administration, child development and education, technologies in education, teaching and learning innovation, and a variety of perspectives in pedagogy.

Key Benefits:

  • The program has been accredited by both the British Ministry of Education and the Chinese Ministry of Education. The degree conferred is equivalent to that conferred by University of Liverpool.
  • The program enrolls both full-time and part-time students.
  • Every PhD student will by jointly supervised by a team of experts with at least one supervisor from Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University and one supervisor from University of Liverpool.
  • Full-time PhD students can apply for a research visit to the University of Liverpool for up to three months sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University.
  • Full-time PhD students may apply for jobs like teaching assistant to enhance teaching skills and academic capacities.
  • Applicants are admitted via application and there is no standard test as entrance examination.
  • XJTLU boasts an internationalized campus and is featured with English-Medium Instructions.

Programme Structure

Research Orientation Examples:

  • Educational organization management, including educational organization innovation in the new era of artificial intelligence and Internet, future universities, etc.
  • Education leadership, including leadership research at all stages of K12 schools, and education management at the age of VUCA.
  • Education internationalization, including education internationalization policies and practices, student experience under international education, research on Sino-foreign cooperative education.
  • Children development, including the characteristics and rules of children's cognitive, psychological and social development, research on development and behavior, research on cognitive, family, social, and cultural factors which affect children development.
  • Teaching innovations for future education, including research-led teaching and syntergrative education.

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On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK first or 2:1 class Bachelor degree with Honours
  • Or UK Pass with Merit Master degree (or its equivalent) in an appropriate field of study
  • Master preferred

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12590 USD/year
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  • National

    12590 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12590 USD per year

FT: RMB 80,000 per year

PT: RMB 60,000 per year

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /month
Living costs

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


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