Research course


University of York · Department of Educational Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a good honours degree or a master's degree (MA, MSc or MEd) in a relevant discipline although candidates with other evidence of ability to succeed at PhD level will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The PhD in Education is designed to enhance specialised knowledge through academic study and research. The programme is suitable for teacher educators.

The course focuses on practice and aims to help students to achieve a critical understanding of teaching theories and to obtain solid grounding in research methodology appropriate for conducting research projects in their professional contexts.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities, please see: International students

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Postgraduate fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 322524