student at the libraryOur Research Degrees thrive within a culture of academic and educational excellence. We pride ourselves on our international focus, having many overseas students, visiting lecturers and national and international collaborations. 

Research degrees are offered on a full and part-time basis, face-to-face, distance learning, or through blended learning.

Enrolling in a research degree is an important decision. All staff in the School of Education are committed to ensuring that all students progress with their studies and produce work of the highest academic quality. We welcome applications from a variety of fields of inquiry.  Please visit our research pages to tailor your topic to our current areas of research.

Research Training and Support

The School of Education encourages students to become part of the research community through a stimulating social environment. Students are provided with research training appropriate to their needs, and regular opportunities are offered to present research in a collegial environment via seminars and debates in our Open Space. Students are supported and encouraged to attend a wide range of conferences and seminars whilst registered for their studies.  


Studentships are awarded on a yearly basis through a very competitive process. For further information please visit the College website.

Further information about postgraduate study, support and careers is available in Postgraduate Prospectus.