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PhD and Scholarship Opportunities in Education, Childhood and Youth Studies


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About the Programme

Canterbury Christ Church University's programmes in Education, Childhood and Youth Studies are at the centre of a very large and vibrant PhD community with approximately 50 doctoral students.

For 2021, we are looking for postgraduate research proposals in all areas related to:

  • Education
  • Childhood Studies
  • Youth Studies
  • Professional development and identity of those in the education sector
  • Sustainability

These could also relate (but not exclusively) to:

  • Identities in youth, gender, ethnicity, social class, special needs, and the intercultural
  • Lifelong, further and professional education
  • Faith, beliefs and values
  • Innovations in learning
  • Sport, science, maths and the humanities
  • Well-being and mental health
  • Creative research methodologies

For further information about our research areas, see:

As an illustration, recent and current students have explored inclusive education in the UK, Asia and Africa; the politics of youth democracy and volunteering; educational inequality in the UK, and school leadership and professional teacher identity.

We will consider applications from students who are able to self-fund their studies on a full time or part time basis.

We are also able to offer a full time scholarship or part time fee waiver for one successful applicant.

The scholarship will be awarded to the best candidate following the application and interview selection process.

All enquiries should be sent to Ruth Rogers ()

How to apply

Please submit your application using the Canterbury Christ Church University online admissions portal.

As part of your application you will be required to submit a research proposal based on your proposed research project in an area of education, childhood and youth studies.

Please tick the appropriate box on the proposal form to indicate that you are applying for a PhD scholarship alongside a place on the PhD programme.

To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship you must have applied for both a place on the PhD programme as well as a scholarship by the scholarship application deadline of 30 June 2021.

For any queries about the application and admissions process please contact Postgraduate Admissions .

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.
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