Research course

Centenary Scholarship (Research)

UCL - University College London · Institute of Education

Entry requirements

Upper second-class honours degree, or professional graduate qualification accepted by the Institute as equivalent and 2 years' full-time relevant experience.

PhD; MPhil.

Months of entry


Course content

Students follow a programme of study under the guidance of an appointed supervisor and advisory committee as well as undertaking research methods training in core courses. At the start of your programme you will draw up a plan for your research in consultation with your supervisor for completion of your thesis within the period of registration for the degree.

The entry dates are:

- October entry: Applications accepted January to August
- January entry: Applications accepted April to November
- April entry: Applications accepted July to February

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Department specialisms

Educational and related areas, psychology of education, child development, child health, language and literacy, pedagogy in school subjects, sociology, philosophy and economics of education, comparative education, educational leadership, educational media and technology, professional and work-related learning, teacher education and in the application of quantitative methods in social sciences.

Information for international students

We make every effort to care for the 500+ international students from over 80 countries registered on our courses each year.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months


full time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Doctoral Degrees
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