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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Cambridge

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The PhD is primarily designed to train students as independent researchers, so that on completion they can claim professional standing as university academic staff or in any other profession requiring skills in advanced research. Many students publish parts of their research after the award of their PhD or en route to it.

All doctoral students undertake a programme of planned research training over the course of their programme, and individual specialised supervision on an agreed topic. Topics could relate to any aspect of the theory, policy and practice of education and may be drawn from any stage between early education and tertiary and professional education, provided there is a suitable supervisor available with relevant expertise in the topic area. Students are also encouraged to play an active role in research seminars, and engage in opportunities for acquiring transferable skills.

Tuition fees

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£ 27,578per year

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University information

University of Cambridge

  • University League Table

    2nd

  • Campus address

    University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    172 83%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

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