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Full time | University of Glasgow | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Our PhD students are supervised supervised by two or more academics from one of our five research and teaching groups: Creativity, Culture & Faith; Interdisciplinary Learning Education Technology & Society; Professional Learning & Leadership; Social Justice, Place & Lifelong Education; Curriculum, Assessment & Pedagogy.


We welcome applications from students wishing to pursue progressive and international research in education.

Find out more about the strengths and expertise of potential supervisors in your area of interest by browsing our research groups:

  • Pedagogy, Praxis and Faith
  • Education Leadership and Policy
  • People, Place and Social Change
  • Culture, Literacies, Inclusion and Pedagogy.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Awarded or expected 1st class or high upper 2nd class BSc degree.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more