Research course

Education

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and a master's degree, or international equivalents, in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We have expert supervision available in a wide variety of education subjects. Our research areas range from early year's policy through to internationalisation in higher education.

We offer expert supervision in the following research areas:

  • early year's policy with a focus on language and communication
  • social justice in education
  • gifted and talented children in Africa, India and the UK
  • education in popular culture
  • early literacy
  • technology enhanced learning, including language learning
  • learning to teach languages
  • counselling and wellbeing in children and adults
  • the physical leaning environment
  • teaching and learning in Higher Education
  • internationalisation in Higher Education.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language Requirements.

Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Carolyn Letts, Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Email
pgrecls@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 208 7390