Sheffield Hallam University: Education

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Research


Undertake a significant independent study of education, at doctoral or MPhil level.

  • 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

This research degree allows you to conduct independent and supervised studies of significant academic worth, and attain either a MPhil or PhD 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.

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

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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