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Programme structure: Education (PhD) - what's running in 2021/22

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

Part-time students may take two years to complete the taught component of this programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Core Skills in Educational Research EDUCM5501 0 Mandatory TB-1
Understanding Educational Research EDUCM5502 20 Mandatory TB-1
Philosophy and Research Design in the Social Sciences (SoE) EDUCM0005 20 Mandatory TB-2
Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (GSoE) EDUCM0003 20 Mandatory TB-1
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (GSoE) EDUCM0004 20 Mandatory TB-1

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.