Research course

Mathematics Education

Institution
Open University · Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A masters degree in mathematics or education, ideally with a significant project component indicating aptitude for research in Mathematics Education.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Housed in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the Mathematics Education Group’s research questions tend to arise from its own practice and concerns, with the aim of illuminating and understanding more fully various processes of learning and teaching mathematics. The same approach is recommended for potential PhD or MPhil students. Research is conducted using an eclectic range of qualitative and quantitative methods.

Department specialisms

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months
distance learning
variable months

MPhil

distance learning
variable months
part time
24 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Director
Email
STEM-MS-Research@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 655552