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Primary Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 7 Primary Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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

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

Studying a PhD in Primary Education offers you the opportunity to explore and contribute to the knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning in the early years. You will have the chance to conduct original research, investigate innovative teaching methods, and explore the social and cultural factors that influence primary education.

During your PhD, you will work closely with experienced academics and researchers who will guide and support you throughout your journey. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources, allowing you to conduct your research in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Primary Education

To be eligible for a PhD in Primary Education, you will typically need a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in Education or a related field. Some universities may also require a Masters degree in Education or relevant experience in the field. Additionally, you will need to submit a research proposal outlining your intended area of study and research questions.

PhD in Primary Education funding options

Funding for PhDs in Primary 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 Primary Education careers

A PhD in Primary Education opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Many graduates go on to become researchers, lecturers, or professors in universities, where they can continue to contribute to the field through teaching and research. Others may choose to work in educational policy and development, curriculum design, or educational consultancy. With a PhD in Primary Education, you will have the expertise and knowledge to make a positive impact on the education system and the lives of young learners.

Furthermore, a PhD in Primary Education can also enhance your career prospects within the primary education sector. It can provide you with a deeper understanding of teaching and learning, allowing you to take on leadership roles, develop innovative teaching methods, and contribute to the improvement of primary education practices.

Embarking on a PhD in Primary Education is not only a personal and intellectual journey, but also a chance to make a lasting impact on the education sector and the lives of children. If you are passionate about education and want to contribute to the field, a PhD in Primary Education is the perfect opportunity to pursue your goals and make a difference.

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The implementation and evaluation of a cohesive primary and secondary school emotional literacy curriculum to improve children’s emotional wellbeing

This fully funded ESRC CASE PhD studentship is at the centre of a collaboration between the #P-S WELLS programme and Whitefield Primary School, to enhance understanding of how to best support children’s emotional wellbeing over the transition from primary school to secondary school. Read more

Examining the effects of increasing engagement in physical activity in children with attention deficit disorders

Attention deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD or ADD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder. Between 7.2% and 9.4% of children are diagnosed with ADHD in the peak age range of 7 – 10 years (Danielson et al., 2018; Thomas et al., 2015). 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

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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