Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University


The programme is suitable for either experienced practitioners and well-qualified graduates looking develop their research skills: a research degree allows students to carry out supervised research into a wide range of areas such as pedagogy and new technologies, autism, and leadership and management in education. Students train in research methods relevant to education; conduct supervised research to produce an original contribution to knowledge in the field; study for 1 year on MPhil before transferring to PhD.

Entry requirements

Normally a UK Honours degree (1st or upper 2nd Class) or a UK Master�s degree. Candidates with other qualifications are considered individually. A relevant UK Master�s degree with a substantial research training element to apply for direct PhD registration. If English is not applicants 1st language: IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. Alternatively a Sheffield Hallam University pre-sessional English course which will enable candidates to achieve an equivalent English score.

Course modules

Subject-focused research activity; research training modules.

Assessment methods

Thesis and an oral examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 2 calendar years
PhD Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 3 calendar years
PhD Full-time £ 11,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 calendar years
MPhil Part-time - 3 calendar years
PhD Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 4 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555