MPhil/PhD EducationGoldsmiths, University of London
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We are committed to developing our postgraduate students into competent educational researchers able to conduct rigorous research using a variety of methodological approaches. We welcome inquiries about possible research topics both theoretical and empirical.
We are particularly interested to hear from those who would like to work within areas such as:
- art practice and learning
- bilingualism in education
- children’s literature and education
- curriculum policy and practice
- digital technologies and learning
- equity and social justice
- education policy
- social research ethics as situated practice
The Department of Educational Studies has about thirty research students from the UK, the EU, and the rest of the world. Many of our research students are also practising professionals carrying out research related to their work. Students study either full-time or part-time.
Students become members of the Department’s Research Centres and they are encouraged to contribute along with staff and other visiting scholars to their seminar series. Additional facilities for research students are provided by the Goldsmiths Graduate School.
You should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a taught Masters in a relevant subject area.
You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.
If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0 to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for postgraduate-level study.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.
- Home - full-time: £4500
- Home - part-time: £2250
- International - full-time: £15360
To help you:
- Identify appropriate issues of educational significance for your enquiry
- Select appropriate methods and methodologies by which to investigate these
- Appreciate the epistemological and technical assumptions that underpin this choice
- Design and execute a well-founded enquiry
- Analyse and interpret findings with accuracy, rigour and originality
- Identify the practical and professional implications of educational enquiry
About this institute
Goldsmiths, University of London
With an academic legacy dating back to 1891, Goldsmiths has a rich heritage in the arts and creative disciplines and offers degrees in subjects from the humanities and social sciences to computing and law. Students at Goldsmiths are encouraged to...
Why study at Goldsmiths, University of London
At Goldsmiths we're constantly exploring, questioning and reshaping the world. You can challenge yourself through our innovative degrees and world-leading academics that will inspire you to see the world differently.
At Goldsmiths you’ll change how you think and be inspired to develop fresh ideas and new approaches to your studies. We champion degrees that provoke thought and stretch the imagination. That’s why so many of our former students are leading the way in reshaping the sociocultural landscape on a global scale.
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