Research course

Educational Innovation and Technology

Bath Spa University · School of Education

Entry requirements

Applicants would normally as a minimum hold a first or upper second class honours degree from a UK HEI, or its equivalent. A relevant master's degree is also preferred. Applicants should note that they will normally be required to undertake research training as part of their studies unless they can demonstrate equivalent prior training (eg through a relevant Master's programme). Students register as an Advanced Postgraduate in the first instance. Application for formal registration for either the degree of PhD or MPhil takes place within six months, subject to a detailed and satisfactory proposal.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

CEIT researches new ways of understanding the epistemology of LKT and proffers learning theories and CPD solutions that enable technology integration and infusion into and across the education and training curriculum. The Centre aims to broaden knowledge of theory, policy and practice within the fields of ICT education, e-Learning, e-scaffolding and knowledge elicitation systems, Communities of Practice (CoP), virtual learning and reality learning environments.

Department specialisms

The Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (CEIT) focuses on investigating and developing innovative learning and knowledge technology (LKT) pedagogical solutions that ICT resources can provide for learners as critical thinking tools

Information for international students

International students who do not have English as their first language may have to undertake an IELTS or TOEFL language test. The minimum accepted standard would be 6.5 on the IELTS scale. A higher standard for admission may be required in some fields.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 - 60 months
part time
36 - 72 months

Course contact details

Research Administrator