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Education PhD University of Gloucestershire

UK

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Course info

Summary

Our research strengths lie in curriculum studies, early years, leadership and diversity in education, learning for sustainability and professional development. We also have expertise in education policy, extremism and education and values in education.

Our School of Education and Humanities provides a stimulating and supportive environment with a blend of extensive professional expertise in different learning contexts – spanning early years to higher education.

You’ll join a strong education research community of over 30 academic staff with different supervisory specialisms. Progress your knowledge and skills with engaged researchers who are pushing forward new knowledge and professional practice. Explore strengths in curriculum studies, early years, leadership and diversity in education, and professional development.

Research environment

Our research environment has strong national and international links. This active background means that research students, whether studying full-time or part-time, join a group of engaged researchers involved in pushing forward both new knowledge and professional practice.

All students are required to take and complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods to support the development of their project and their education as researchers.

Research areas

Some of our recent research includes:

  • the application of constructivist learning theory to homework practice
  • how coursework and exam-based study affect the learning of pupils in secondary science education
  • primary trainee teachers’ choice of mathematical examples for learning and the relationship with mathematics subject knowledge
  • pedagogy to enhance teaching and learning in science and environmental education within Initial Teacher Education
  • the role of support workers in the learning of students with disabilities in higher education.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Education PhD.

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees

£10,000.00 (10,34,202) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

01-Oct-21

Venue

Francis Close Hall Campus (Cheltenham)

Swindon Road,

Cheltenham,

CHELTENHAM,

GLOUCESTERSHIRE,

GL50 4AZ, England

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees

£10,000.00 (10,34,202) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Contact provider

Venue

University of Gloucestershire

The Park,

Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL50 2RH, England

Online/Distance (6 years)

Tuition fees

£6,667.00 (6,89,502) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Contact provider

Venue

University of Gloucestershire

The Park,

Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL50 2RH, England

Entry requirement for international students

PhD: a master’s degree or equivalent in a subject area relevant to the proposed research topic. We actively encourage applications from students from a range of diverse backgrounds who demonstrate appropriate research experience and achievement. EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other component) or equivalent. TOEFL: Reading - 22; Writing -24; Listening - 21; Speaking - 23; Total - 88.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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