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PhD Opportunity: School of Education, Oxford Brookes University (UK)

The School of Education, Oxford Brookes University is looking for a strong candidate for one, three-year, full-time Ph.D. studentship. For the successful candidate the home/EU fee will be paid by the University and students will receive an annual stipend of £7000 for three years beginning in 2013/14. The studentship is open to both home/EU and International students, but International applicants should be aware that they would need to fund the difference between the home/EU and International research degree fees each year for the duration of the award.

The studentship is intended for candidates, who will pursue Ph.D. research that falls within the following research areas (this list is not exclusive and applications in other research areas are also welcomed):

  • Learning, Identity and Culture
  • Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Childhood, Families and Community
  • Educational Purposes, Ethics and Beliefs
  • Partnership, Policy and Leadership

As a successful applicant, you will join a supportive and research-active School. In the RAE 2008, 70% research in the School was judged to be of International quality.

Eligibility: We are looking to recruit a candidate of the highest quality, with the capability of submitting a Ph.D. thesis within 3 years. The successful candidate is expected to have completed, or be in the process of completing, a relevant Masters degree. The Studentship holder may also be required to complete supplementary research methods training in their first year of study. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate strong research capabilities and be fluent in spoken and written English.

Deadline: The closing date for  applications is 17:00 on Monday 25th November 2013

Interview date: Interviews will be held from the week commencing Monday 9th December 2013

Start date:  January 2014

How to apply: To request an application pack and for further details of how to apply, please contact the Research Administrator, Marinka Walker:

Email: hss-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk

Tel: + 44 (0) 1865 48 8585  Fax: + 44 (0) 1865 48 6666

For further information, please consult our website: http://www.education.brookes.ac.uk/research/degrees/studentships

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