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Research Study in Education

The Education Observatory supports PhD and professional doctorate (EdD) study in education. Our students have the opportunity to engage in a lively research culture, contributing to research conferences and our research groups.

Supervisory staff

Many of our supervisors are internationally renowned experts in their field. We have a large number of supervisors active in a wide range of research topics. View the Education Observatory team to find out more.

PhD in Education

We offer supervision for PhD research in a range of areas such as special needs and inclusion, leadership and management, practitioner research, professional development, teaching and learning, early years. The team has experience of full time, part time, mature professionals and overseas students

Find out more and apply online.

Professional Doctorate: Doctor of Education (EdD)

This programme develops new knowledge and original thinking, as well as advanced understanding, skills and professional values in educational practitioners. Graduates are able to take a leading role in developing excellence and leadership in learning, teaching and/or student development.

Find out more about the Doctor of Education (EdD) programme and apply online.

Meet our students



Have questions about our doctoral study?

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