Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This course offers research-led programmes for teachers, youth and community workers, other education professionals and those with an interest in the academic study of Education and schooling. Applications are welcomed from well qualified candidates interested in developing high level research skills and applying them to theoretical and practical educational issues, including. Areas of study include (but are not restricted to): Pedagogy and learning; Specific curriculum areas, including: science, mathematics, English and physical education; ICT and education; Teachers professional learning; Students perspectives on schooling; The nature and value of educational theory; Social justice and education; Educational leadership and management; Equity and inclusion in education; The impact if education policies on educational practice and outcomes.

PhD Plus is a career development scheme designed to provide an opportunity for excellent PhD students to undertake work experience and mentoring, and to facilitate their transfer into a career area of their choice. The awards are targeted at exceptional PhD students who have submitted their thesis within the expected submission date and will provide up to three months? funded support for the period after submissions of their thesis and before the confirmation of the award.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £16,850 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £16,850 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £8,425 European Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £8,425 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree.
  • International entry requirements: Applicants need to have an IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas).
  • IELTS score: 6.5