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    Full time & Part time available

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    2 years full-time; 3 years part-time

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  • Last Updated

    06 August 2019

This research degree allows you to conduct independent and supervised studies of significant academic worth, and attain an MPhil award. You'll undertake advanced research into an educational topic of your choice, and present your results as a written thesis. You'll graduate with exceptional qualifications and prospects.

  • Carry out supervised research into a wide range of educational topics
  • Develop personally and academically, while attaining an advanced qualification
  • Train in research methods and carry out high level studies
  • Benefit from an active postgraduate community, facilities and research through the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduate School

Applied learning

This course is aimed at both experienced educational practitioners looking to improve academically, and well-qualified graduates looking to extend their research skills and apply them at doctoral level.

You'll train in advanced research methods and carry out supervised research - a systematic high-level study and the written presentation of its results.

Supervision is available in various research areas including:

  • education policy studies
  • TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages)
  • pedagogy and practice
  • pedagogy and new technologies
  • social inclusion
  • education and disability
  • autism
  • early years education
  • language and literacy in education
  • mathematics education
  • leadership and management in education
  • higher education

Future careers

Your research degree equips you with the skills to develop a career as a researcher in education and related fields.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus.

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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How do I apply?

Complete the application form available on our research pages.

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Visit the Education (MPhil) page on the Sheffield Hallam University website for more details!





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