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Secondary Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 7 Secondary Education PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Are you passionate about shaping the minds of the next generation? A PhD in Secondary Education could be the perfect path for you to delve deeper into the field of education and make a lasting impact on the lives of students.

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

Studying a PhD in Secondary Education is a rewarding and intellectually stimulating journey. You will have the opportunity to explore various aspects of education, such as curriculum development, teaching methodologies, educational policies, and student learning outcomes. Through rigorous research and analysis, you will contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field and have the chance to propose innovative solutions to the challenges faced in secondary education.

During your PhD, you will work closely with experienced faculty members who will guide and support you throughout your research journey. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources, including libraries, research databases, and educational technology, to aid in your investigations. Additionally, you may have the opportunity to collaborate with other researchers and educators, attending conferences and presenting your findings to a wider audience.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Secondary Education

To pursue a PhD in Secondary Education, you will typically need a Master's degree in Education or a related field. Some universities may also consider applicants with a Bachelor's degree if they have extensive professional experience in the education sector. Strong academic performance, research experience, and a well-crafted research proposal are essential for gaining admission to a PhD program.

PhD in Secondary Education funding options

Funding for PhDs in Secondary 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 Secondary Education careers

A PhD in Secondary Education opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates can pursue academic positions as professors or researchers in universities, contributing to the development of educational theories and practices. Alternatively, you may choose to work as a curriculum specialist, educational consultant, or policy analyst, shaping educational policies and practices at the local, national, or international level. Additionally, your expertise in secondary education can lead to leadership roles in schools or educational organizations, where you can influence educational practices and improve student outcomes.

Embarking on a PhD in Secondary Education is not only a personal and intellectual journey but also a chance to make a lasting impact on the education system. By conducting research and contributing to the field, you can help shape the future of secondary education and empower students to reach their full potential.

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PhD studentship in children’s social care and/or education and health inequalities

Award summary . 100% of home tuition fees paid and annual stipend (living expenses) currently £19,237 for 24/25. Additional funding to cover research costs and attendance at training and conferences.  . 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

Education PhDs at a leading university

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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