Ph. D. On Campus

Educational Research and Development

University of Lincoln

18 months
14400 GBP/year
4495 GBP/year
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This Educational Research and Development at University of Lincoln  is a research qualification aimed at those who are, or aspire to be, senior academic or administrative leaders of primary, secondary, or tertiary educational institutions, or university lecturers and researchers.


The programme is designed to develop the critical-thinking and research skills required for study at doctoral level. Students have the opportunity to decide on the focus of their research thesis and receive one-to-one support from an experienced supervisor.

At Lincoln, students are able to work alongside academics undertaking research into how education provision works and can be improved. Doctoral candidates benefit from regular monthly meetings with their supervisor (monthly for full-time students, bi-monthly for part-time). In addition, students can attend regular training sessions on research methods and skills provided by the School of Education and the Doctoral School.

Career and Personal Development

The awards of MPhil and PhD Educational Research and Development at University of Lincoln may enable education professionals to progress to become academic or administrative leaders in primary, secondary, or tertiary education. Alternatively, they may lead to a career in academia or research.

Programme Structure

Key research areas include:
  • Educational leadership and management
  • Professional learning and professional development
  • Education policy
  • Higher education pedagogy and practice
  • Teacher recruitment and retention
  • STEM education
  • Education and social justice
  • Applied linguistics and education.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of an upper Second Class honours degree, or alternatively a Second Class honours degree and a Master’s degree in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14400 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    4495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4495 GBP per year during 18 months.

Part-time fees:

Home: £2,248 per year

International: £7,200 per year

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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