Department of Education

Research degrees

Research student insight

Take an insight into what it is like researching in our Department.

You can also view the research projects our students are working on.

The Education MPhil and PhD is an opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision.

Programmes of research

We have an active body of research in our department.

Researching a PhD

Staff and students discuss the PhD experience at the University of Bath.

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Applications and funding

You should have sufficient funding before starting yourstudies (without relying solely on part-time work). The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences provides guidance on potential sources of funding (scholarships and studentships) for postgraduate students.

Applicants must complete the application checklist before applying.

Postgraduate Skills Training

In addition to your research, we also support you with access to our Postgraduate Skills Training programme.

There are also specific courses that have been categorised as essential, recommended or optional for students in studying in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Research Students’ Conference

Our students host an annual conference to showcase and discuss the research activities they are engaged in. This is a great opportunity to form part of our research community and gain some insight into the research projects taking place.