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Mathematics Education PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Mathematics Teaching Education Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This PhD programme will give you the opportunity to develop new and highly sought after skills which can set you up for a range of careers. It’s a chance to make a novel contribution to knowledge, to become a world expert in a particular field, and it can open a range of doors with different employers. You'll also enhance your interpersonal skills, such as networking and relationship building, which will be invaluable in your future career. You will have access to workshops, international visitors and a wide range of research seminars. Your supervisor(s) will guide you through the research process, and you will have full access to all research facilities, and library and IT services. Academics from the Mathematics Education Centre have won national and international awards for their research and research-informed teaching practices. Together the Centre’s staff leads a lively group of PhD students from across the globe. Research in the MEC focuses on two interest groups which form the focus of our research activity: the Culture, Pedagogy and Identity Interest Group; and Mathematical Cognition Interest Group. The Centre’s research explores the fundamental processes involved in learning mathematics, as well as the design and evaluation of innovative pedagogy.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 3 years | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (usually at least 2:1) in mathematics, education, psychology or a related discipline. It would be an advantage in some cases to have an MA/MSc in mathematics education, educational/psychological research methods or in a related discipline.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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