For the PhD: Applications only accepted from candidates who hold a good Honours Degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject. Candidates need to put forward an academic proposal for the subject area to be considered for the PhD programme. For the MPhil: Applications only accepted from candidates who hold a good Honours Degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject.
Months of entry
The MPhil/PhD in Education offers you an opportunity to study in detail a topic in the field of education that is of personal or professional interest.
The School of Arts, Media and Education has a well established history of research and is currently further developing its research profile.
The Education Department is well established and is the second largest provider of post-secondary training for further and higher education in the UK. Teaching staff in the department have a wealth of experience of teaching in the post-compulsory sector and teacher training.
The PhD is the highest academic award of the University. It requires critical investigation and evaluation of an approved topic resulting in an independant and original contribution to knowledge and understanding of research methods appropriate to the chosen field.
Information for international students
International students require: TOFEL score of at least 575 paper based and 230 computer based; or an IELTS score of at least 6.5. Please visit our website for more information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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