School of Education

University of Manchester

Education

Research areas cover 3 broad themes: Inclusion and educational diversity: 3 sub themes are: disability and educational special needs; educational and social inclusion; counselling; teaching, learning and assessment: research staff work across 3 dimensions: pedagogy with particular expertise in assessment, learning, teaching and teacher development; context with particular expertise in socio/cultural frames, modalities of learning for example distance/e-learning; curriculum with particular expertise in mathematics and language; education policy, leadership and management: educational improvement and effectiveness and how policymakers, practitioners, and researchers inter-relate to examine issues of teaching and learning, and the role of policy and leadership within this process.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant discipline; Master's degree or overseas equivalent, completed at a level which indicates potential for research, or evidence of research training and/or experience of research amounting to 1 year; IELTS 7.0 in writing or TOEFL 600 paper based with TWE of 4.5 or 250 computer based with essay rating of 4.5.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (International) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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