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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 3 years | 01-SEP-21

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Recently completed or current PhD student theses:

Exploring virtue ethical stewardship for transformative learning in business leadership programmes: a case study of MBA programmes in Canterbury Christ Church University; Investigating the professional identity of uniquely trained teachers of vocational curricula in post 14 institutions; Unseen landscapes of adult education: creative arts education, well-being and well-becoming; Understanding the development of professional identity in instrumental music teachers; To what extent do films about education perpetuate or challenge capitalist society?; An exploration of the emotional impact that school inspection has on primary and preparatory school teachers, comparing the state and independent sectors.

Research areas include:

Education; Childhood Studies; Youth Studies; Professional development of those in the education sector; Sustainability.

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Entry requirements

The standard of academic attainment normally expected of an applicant for registration as a student on a taught postgraduate programme is that of a good honours degree, which is defined as a first class or second class honours degree, in a relevant subject discipline. Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells. One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff. They have four academic...more

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