Education (Research) Canterbury Christ Church University


The Graduate School organises a range of seminars, workshops and conferences for doctoral students and their supervisors, to which experienced researchers in the Faculty of Education contribute.

  • Qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Canterbury Campus

  • Start date

    * Start at any time

  • Duration

    5 years

* You can start this course at any time. Please contact the provider for further information.

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Course details

Assessment method

Completion of a thesis of around 80,000 words. Your thesis will need to make an original contribution to existing knowledge in your chosen field.
You’ll need to submit 6000 words of appropriate quality within 6 months (1 year if part-time) to progress further with your MPhil/PhD, followed by work showing doctoral level within 18 months (2 and a half years if part-time).
A PhD is awarded purely on the strength of your thesis and your ability to present and discuss your findings in an oral examination (viva voce, often referred to as a viva). There are no written examinations.

Entry requirements

A relevant undergraduate degree 1st or 2.1 and strong academic references.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2,473 Year 1
International £6,900 * Year 1
England £2,473 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2,473 Year 1
Scotland £2,473 Year 1
Wales £2,473 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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