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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, FEB-22, MAY-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Carry out supervised research into a wide range of educational topics
  • Develop personally and academically, while attaining an advanced qualification
  • Train in research methods and carry out high level studies
  • Benefit from an active postgraduate community, facilities and research through the College of Social Sciences and Arts Graduate School.

This research degree allows you to conduct independent and supervised studies of significant academic worth, and attain either a MPhil or PhD award. You'll undertake advanced research into an educational topic of your choice, and present your results as a written thesis. You'll graduate with exceptional qualifications and prospects.

How you learn

This course is aimed at both experienced educational practitioners looking to improve academically, and well-qualified graduates looking to extend their research skills and apply them at doctoral level.

You'll train in advanced research methods and carry out supervised research - a systematic high-level study and the written presentation of its results.

Supervision is available in various research areas including

  • education policy studies
  • TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages)
  • pedagogy and practice
  • pedagogy and new technologies
  • social inclusion
  • education and disability
  • autism
  • early years education
  • language and literacy in education
  • mathematics education
  • leadership and management in education
  • higher education

Future careers

Your research degree equips you with the skills to develop a career as a researcher in education and related fields.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    4

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