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Further Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 12 Further Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A PhD in Further Education is an exciting and rewarding journey that allows you to delve deep into the world of education and make a significant impact on the field.

What's it like to study a PhD in Further Education?

Studying a PhD in Further Education offers you the opportunity to explore and contribute to the development of educational policies, practices, and theories. You will have the chance to conduct original research in areas such as curriculum design, teaching and learning strategies, educational leadership, and adult education.

During your PhD, you will work closely with experienced supervisors who will guide and support you throughout your research journey. You will have access to a wide range of resources, including libraries, databases, and research facilities, to aid in your investigation and analysis.

In addition to your research, you may also have the opportunity to teach undergraduate or postgraduate students, gaining valuable teaching experience and enhancing your academic profile.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Further Education

To pursue a PhD in Further Education, you will typically need a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant field, such as Education or a related social science discipline. Some universities may also require a Master's degree in a relevant subject.

PhD in Further Education funding options

Funding for PhDs in Further Education may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Further Education careers

A PhD in Further Education opens up a variety of career paths. Many graduates go on to become researchers and academics, working in universities or research institutions. With your expertise in educational policies and practices, you may also find opportunities in government agencies, educational consultancies, or non-profit organizations focused on education.

Furthermore, your research skills and critical thinking abilities can be applied to roles in educational leadership and administration, curriculum development, and educational policy-making. You may also choose to pursue a career in teacher education, training the next generation of educators.

Overall, a PhD in Further Education equips you with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to make a significant impact in the field of education, shaping the future of teaching and learning.

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PhD Studentship - Developing a toolkit to support digital financial literacy education in older adults

  Research Group: Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years Research Group
Fully Funded PhD Studentship, Dundalk, Ireland. Primary Research Area. Social Science, Learning and Teaching. Keywords. Ageing and older adults, digital literacy, financial literacy, lifelong learning, Learning and Teaching, Social Science . Read more

PhD Studentship - Environmental Education for Empowerment: A response to Eco-anxiety among young people in Ireland

  Research Group: Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies
Fully Funded PhD Studentship Centre for Freshwater & Environmental Studies (CFES), Dundalk, Ireland. Primary Research Area. Environmental Science, Mental Health. Read more

Intra-inter-disciplinary approaches to address open challenges of indoor and outdoor scene for videos analysis and recognition.

When we look at recent real-world applications, such as autonomous vehicle driving, use of drones to monitor events like marathons, exhibitions, processions, sports games and to study person behaviour through multiple biometric information, one can easily see that the problem is too complex and there are several open challenges. Read more

Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

Expand your knowledge of classical languages, literature, and cultural history as you delve into our doctorate  Classical Philology. Read more

PhDs in Education

Our research aims to improve policy and practice in education locally, regionally and internationally. We invite applications for research study in any of our research strengths:  . Read more

Postgraduate Research Opportunities in Education

About the School of Education. The School of Education is recognised as one of the very best in the UK for its research and teaching excellence, with 81% of our research deemed 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework in 2021. Read more

Optimising dynamic scheduling in smart manufacturing through reinforcement learning PhD

This PhD aims to develop an adaptive self-organising solution for dynamic scheduling in job-shop manufacturing. The research will introduce an innovative approach that integrates deep reinforcement learning and multi-agent systems to rapidly respond to emergencies and disruptions. Read more

How has Long COVID impacted on student educational attainment and experience?

  Research Group: Education Innovation Research and Development
Long COVID (LC) describes ongoing illness suffered by individuals who have contracted COVID-19 and recovered but continue to be sick with a wide range of chronic symptoms. Read more

Doctorates in Education and Lifelong Learning

Doctorates in Education and Lifelong Learning. UEA's postgraduate degree programmes (PhD, EdD, EdPsyD) in the School of Education & Lifelong Learning are designed to explore and contribute to local, national and international education. Read more

Faculty of Education, Masaryk University

Expand your knowledge with our comprehensive Ph.D. programs in education studies. Whether you want to improve as a dedicated educational researcher, or a passionate advocate for inclusive education, we have a range of specializations to ignite your curiosity and empower you to make a difference. Read more
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