School of Education

Postgraduate Research Degrees

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We are a leading centre for research in education, with a broad commitment to improving and investigating social justice and equality in education. 

We encourage highly-motivated, enthusiastic and talented students to apply for a postgraduate research place. We provide a dynamic research environment where research students study alongside academic experts. 

Our research programmes are made up of students from across the world. Some students are studying and living here in the UK, while other students are based in their own country with periodic visits to the UK to see their supervisor.

Our guide to applyingFunding information

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Areas of supervision

You will be supported by two academic supervisors. View our current areas of supervision.

Postgraduate research degrees

Education Research PhD/MPhil

We are committed to improving and investigating social justice and equality in education. You will study in a supportive research community, with students from across the globe.

Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD)

Develop the critical knowledge and skills necessary to undertake your own research with our Professional Doctorate in Education EdD.


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In the latest Research Excellence Framework, the vast majority of our outputs were assessed as internationally excellent, with over half given the highest possible score of 4*.
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School of Education

University of Nottingham
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Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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