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 offer expert supervision for an MPhil or PhD in Education 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 learning environment
  • teaching and learning in Higher Education
  • internationalisation in Higher Education.

Our supervisors' current research interests, projects and publications are available from our staff profiles. Most of our staff have professional experience in teaching, speech and language therapy or English language teaching before entering academia.

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Information for international students

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 course.

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