Research course

Education

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Education
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider,or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You’ll be part of a dynamic doctoral research environment and will study alongside students from over 25 different countries; we supervise students undertaking research in key educational areas including: education in divided societies; effective education; children’s rights in education; educational assessment and inclusion. As part of a lively community of over 200 full-time and part-time research students you’ll have the opportunity to develop your research potential in a vibrant research community that prioritises the crossfertilisation of ideas and innovation in the advancement of knowledge.

Research students are encouraged to play a full and active role in relation to the wide range of research activities undertaken within the School and there are many resources available including:

  • A wide range of specialist research methods modules which are available as part of the taught doctoral programme (EdD), are also open to PhD students
  • access to the Queen's University Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme
  • office accommodation with access to computing facilities and support to attend conferences for full-time PhD students

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72-96 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Caitlin Donnelly
Email
caitlin.donnelly@qub.ac.uk