Programmes include MEd by Research, MPhil, EdD Professional Doctorate in Education, and PhD. Students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy. Graduates leave with reflective and practical skills and the knowledge they need to contribute to their chosen learning community.
Our highly experienced, research-active team supervises postgraduate students from around the world and research theses have been successfully completed on a wide variety of subjects. Suitable MPhil students can upgrade to the PhD programme with the support of their supervisors. EdD students specialise in one of a number of focused areas of study including, but not restricted to higher education; inclusion and social justice; and professionalism.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Our academic experts welcome applications for postgraduate research into a wide range of topics.
The faculty supports five sub-groups which are actively involved in a number of research projects:
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Candidates for the EdD or PhD are normally expected to have a Masters degree, with an overall average of 60%, in a subject relevant to their proposed research.
PhD applicants must submit a research proposal outlining in detail the area in which they wish to pursue their research.
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