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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

PhD Education

The MPhil/PhD from the Plymouth Institute of Education allows you to join a vibrant research community where you can explore a question about formal or informal education and learning that interests you, in-depth, with the support of world-leading academics. It can help you develop an academic career, deepen understanding in your professional field or keep your mind engaged and active in retirement.

Key features

  • Opportunity to join an active research network in the Institute of Education.
  • Designed to be flexible with both full time and part time modes of study available.
  • Comprehensive support from a team of dedicated supervisors.
  • Access to a wide range of courses focussed on the development of research skills and knowledge through the Doctoral College.
  • Specialisms in Children and Families, Inclusive Education, Learning outside Formal Education and Education Policy.
  • Research across all ages and in formal and informal contexts.
  • International students very welcome.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,645per 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 Plymouth

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%



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