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MPhil / MRes / PhD Research degrees in Education

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Summary

Nottingham Trent University offers opportunities to study for an MPhil or PhD by research. Supervision is available by full-time or part-time study, and can sometimes be provided by distance learning. The University Doctoral School also runs a competitive annual competition for bursaries to undertake research degrees. A strong feature of its research degrees is the development of skills, networks and know-how necessary to build successful careers, whether you intend to stay within academia or pursue a career in another walk of life. We offer effective training and support from friendly and approachable staff, reinforced by strong collaborative links with business, public services and external academic networks. We host education research and researchers from across the University. This cross-university approach creates a vibrant research environment with researchers engaged in work of nationally and internationally recognised quality.

Careers and employability

In education the PhD opens significant possibilities for research and research-based development work in higher education and within a multiplicity of associated institutions. In addition to undertaking further research, your wide-ranging background reading, together with your highly-tuned skills of analysis and synthesis, make you a sought after individual in wide spectrum of posts. This include policy analysis, policy implementation and development, through to teaching and lecturing in a wide range of different institutions. All our research degrees incorporate a programme of supporting studies designed to develop knowledge and skills of all aspects of the research process, including the funding and dissemination of research. This will ensure that you have the necessary expertise to successfully complete your doctoral programme and lay sound foundations for your future career.

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Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 81 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%

    34th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    33rd

    25

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