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Ethical, political and epistemological questions on the Philosophy of Education

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  • Full or part time
    Prof M Hand
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

We welcome potential doctoral researchers wishing to work on a range of ethical, political and epistemological questions raised by educational policy and practice. Our expertise covers: moral, ethical and character education; religious education and faith schools; political and citizenship education and the teaching of controversial issues; philosophy in schools; professional education and theories of expertise; social epistemology and the intellectual virtues; arts education; education of the emotions; and curriculum theory.

The University of Birmingham's School of Education is home to the largest team of analytic philosophers of education in the UK.

Michael Hand is Professor of Philosophy of Education and Director of Postgraduate Research in the School of Education.

To find out more about studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham, including full details of the research undertaken in each school, the funding opportunities for each subject, and guidance on making your application, you can now order your copy of the new Doctoral Research Prospectus, at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/students/drp.aspx

Funding Notes

There is no funding specifically linked to this project.

Where applicable, applicants will be supported to apply for ESRC, AHRC or University of Birmingham studentships or bursaries. Information about studentships in Education is available here: www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/education/scholarships/index.aspx

You can search all sources of potential funding using our Postgraduate Funding Database: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

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FTE Category A staff submitted: 23.70

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