This PhD provides an opportunity to undertake in-depth research in the field of adult education and lifelong learning. In recent years as societies have undergone social, political and economic changes adult education and lifelong learning has become an important aspect of the education sector. Adult education and lifelong learning encompasses a wide range of learning situations from informal through to formal education.
Areas for PhD supervision include:
Education (with a focus on Adult Education in FE/HE and Early Years settings); Lifelong Learning, Teaching and Training.
Theoretical Enquiry: Career Development; Class; Coaching; Counselling; Employability and Childhood; Ethnicity; Gender; Inequality; Social Justice.
Full time: 3-4 years
Part-time: up to 7 years
Normally a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
English Language Requirements
Home/EU: £4,191 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £16,230 per year
Home/EU: £2,515 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £9,738 per year
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This information is applicable for 2017 entry.