Lancaster University: Higher Education (Research, Evaluation and Enhancement)

InstitutionLancaster University View institution profile
Department Educational Research
Telephone 01524 510880
Study type Research


This programme enables experienced professionals to become autonomous researchers and gain deeper insight into their professional practices and concerns. It is designed for a diverse range of people working, or interested in, higher education (H.E.). During the first 2 years participants undertake modules covering key issues for H.E. including policy and change, enhancing learning, teaching and assessment, and evaluation. In years 3 and 4 they undertake research and write a thesis supported by a supervisor. Participants benefit from studying with a cohort of students who act as critical friends.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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Lancaster University is home to a dynamic postgraduate community and offers a wealth of both taught and research study options across a wide range of subject areas. We place an emphasis on interdisciplinarity and encourage collaboration, giving students access to expert teaching and research support and training from across the University.

Our international community extends far beyond the campus with research, teaching, student exchange partnerships with leading universities and institutions in 24 countries across the world and more than 148,000 alumni in over 180 countries worldwide. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community that values ...

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