Our degrees have been designed to meet the needs of individuals working in an educational setting - to aid progression in the local, national, and international educational environment whilst drawing on the expertise within the School and its Research Centres.
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The School offers the following research degree programmes:
- Master of Arts by Research (MA) (one year full-time, two years part-time)
- Master of Philosophy (MPhil) (two years full-time, or four years part-time)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (three years full-time, or six years part-time)
- Doctorate in Education (EdD) (minimum of four years part-time).
The periods indicated for each degree represent the period of study, after which, in the case of all degrees, there is one year of 'Registration-only' time in which to write-up and submit the thesis, if required.
The majority of research students in EDU are initially admitted with MPhil status, with the opportunity to then transfer to PhD within the first two years of their study. Transferring from MPhil to PhD (pdf 38 KB).