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International Education and Development PhD

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

The PhD in International Education and Development gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge in the field of development and education and to hone advanced research skills in methodologies appropriate for contexts in low-income countries.

Our doctoral researchers come from all over the world and this PhD will help advance your professional career.

Areas of Study

Doctoral researchers will become members of the Centre for International Education (CIE), a global leader in this field, and will be based in the Department of Education, located in the School of Education and Social Work.

Your supervisors are generally members of CIE and are global in outlook. They all share an understanding that education lies at the heart of development and poverty reduction. Their research interests include conflict and peacebuilding, refugee education, gender justice, critical pedagogies, inclusion, governance, and global education policy.

You will have opportunities to engage with other research centres in the school and across the University and to work in international and interdisciplinary ways.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,975per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

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