Research course

Education

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

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

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). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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