Education and Training, MPhil/PhD

Course Introduction

Our research degree (MPhil/PhD) is ideal for professionals in education and other fields to conduct unique research in education and training with support from experts in the field.

Develop your advanced doctoral research methods, theoretical knowledge and critical analysis skills with this research degree in education. You will be able to conduct research in areas including leadership in higher education, literacy, pedagogy and alternative education, supported by experts with vast practical and academic experience. You will meet regularly with your supervisory team, who will support you with the practicalities and challenges of producing a dissertation and defending it at viva.

With a PhD in education and training, you will open up career opportunities in middle and senior academic and management roles in colleges, universities and other educational institutions. You can also embark on consultancy and advisory careers, either privately or with public organisations.

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Careers and placements</u>

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Many students on this course will already be well established in their careers. However, achieving the PhD. enables professionals to follow other pathways for advancement in their place of work or to take on leadership responsibilities in other areas, particularly areas that involve research, development and policy development. It also offers the opportunity to embark on academic careers in some cases.

Graduates of the PhD course have moved on to become head teachers, college leaders, academics, sector leaders in the health sector, senior civil servants and leaders in various sectors including in engineering, travel and tourism and in business amongst others.

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Do you provide employability services?</u>

The university has an employability service which all students are allowed to utilise. The Employability and Careers Service provides support when you are preparing to apply for new roles. It includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops. Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the industry and will provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.

Start Date

2020-SEP-21. 2020-SEP-21: Course duration is 5-7 years part time..

Tuition & Fees

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 £14,000 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £14,000 Overseas Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Home Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £7,000 European Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £7,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants should have: A Master's degree from within education, training and related professional fields; Normally at least three years' professional experience.
  • International entry requirements: Applicants should have: A Master's degree from within education, training and related professional fields; Normally at least three years' professional experience. IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component.
  • IELTS score: 6.5