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Postgraduate research

IET provides a stimulating environment for full-time PhD research study, in the areas of teaching and learning with technologies, online and distance learning, mobile and game-based learning, design of learning technologies, and Higher Education policy and practice.

The work of our internationally-renowned team of researchers has been highly rated in the last four national Research Assessment Exercises (1992, 1996, 2001 and 2008). The Institute manages a suite of labs for technology design, usability testing and study of learning with technology. There are currently 12 doctoral students based in IET.

You can view the list of IET PhD Theses, testimonials and current and recent PhD Research projects.

Which degree?

The PhD is a three year full time programme of study, for students who already have a recognised Research Masters qualification in a relevant area.

The EdD (Doctorate in Education) is an innovative programme for professionals in education and related areas who want to extend and deepen their knowledge and understanding of contemporary educational issues.  Study is modular and part-time.

How to apply?

You should apply through the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology's (CREET) where you can find more information on the postgraduate research programme.